Market Insight: Fast-Casual Dining

Urban Works brokers featured in Eater's national publication

Urban Works brokers Kia Hartley and Brian Greeley offer expert insight into current trends regarding the ever growing supply and demand for fast-casual restaurants:

What the neighborhood wants for itself matters to landlords, too, but only to an extent. “Everybody would like to have a utopia of restaurants in their ground-floor spaces,” says Brian Greeley, a vice president at Portland’s brokerage firm Urban Works. But that’s not always possible. Landlords are looking for a balanced, holistic mix within their own developments —€” which means you might end up with your dream restaurant or a Rite Aid in your building. But Hartley adds that there are some cases in which landlords would be wise to keep a neighborhood’s personality in mind: It might be a bit jarring, for example, to come across a Chipotle location on Portland’s trendy SE Division Street…

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