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2020 CRE Retail Predictions

It has been quite a year for tenants and landlords as the retail industry resets after a stifling 18 months of uncertainty. Retailers have finally embraced omnichannel as the strategy of record, investing in online and mobile solutions. As more progressive brands keep a watchful eye on Alibaba, we predict new and existing technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to play a more prominent role in 2020.
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Mr. Seelig, who joined Colliers International in 2013, oversees the Retail Services Group at the Cleveland office. Specializing in retail tenant representation, landlord representation and restaurant leasing throughout Ohio, Chris has personally participated in and managed over 675 sale and lease transactions, with an aggregate value in excess of $375 million. With more than 20 years of experience representing both landlords and tenants, Chris has handled assignments throughout Ohio and the Midwest. His experience includes investment sales, land assemblage, corporate dispositions, REO properties, zoning and development. 


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