Yearly Archives: 2017

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Pet Valu breaks into Michigan market

By |2018-01-25T22:37:11+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

After breaking the 300th U.S. store count milestone in December 2016, we're excited to welcome Pet Valu to the Great Lakes state. The boutique pet supply retailer opened its first two Michigan locations in February, with more on the way. The Ontario-based company has over 500 stores in Canada. The smaller format stores offer everything you need [...]

Jim Bieri Becomes ULIF Governor

By |2018-01-25T22:37:53+00:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: News/Press|

The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. As a long-time Urban Land Institute member, and former ULI Michigan Chairman, Jim Bieri has recently become a ULI Foundation Governor. The full list of current Governors can be found HERE.

Biggest Challenges for Brick-and-Mortar in 2017

By |2018-01-25T22:38:32+00:00January 11th, 2017|Categories: News/Press|

Chain Store Age editor Al Urbanski approached top retail real estate executives, including our own Jim Bieri, and asked, “If you met a retailer at a cocktail party, and he or she asked you to name the single biggest challenge they’d face in brick-and-mortar in 2017, what would you say?” Jim Bieri, Principal, Stokas Bieri Real Estate: In 2017, [...]