For retailers to be successful in any region, they need to understand the people comprising that market. At CBRE, we asked our retail experts, “what is unique about Philadelphians?” To locals, the answers came as no surprise: Philadelphians are welcoming but discerning, loyal but open to new experiences and diverse but united in our passion for our region.
Our three-part video series examines Philadelphia through the perspective of its people, places and things. This first segment explores what retailers need to understand about our region from the perspective of its people. Click on the video below to hear what everyone had to say about Philadelphia’s amazing people.
For retailers to be successful in any region, they need to understand the unique places within that market. At CBRE, we asked our retail experts, “what is unique about Philadelphia’s places?” From downtown markets to the far-flung exurbs, Philadelphia’s diverse, dynamic and reimagined locations built on strong demographics, a deep well of history and a reputation of both hard work and innovation provide retailers with unique opportunities to leave their mark on a world-class city.
This second installment of CBRE’s study of Philadelphia from the perspective of its people, places and things is an attempt to provide retailers an insight into the many neighborhoods, malls, suburbs and submarkets that, when put together, make up the Philadelphia region. Click on the video below to hear what everyone had to say about Philadelphia’s unique locations.
Beyond the people and places that define a region, the things—history, institutions, industries, culture—also add to that place's unique characterization. Philadelphia’s history goes back to the beginning of our country and beyond, its universities are world-class, its industries are surprising for a “rust-belt” city and its food is unparalleled anywhere in the world.
The final installment of CBRE’s dive into Philadelphia’s People, Places and Things again turns to our retail experts who help frame how these factors drive and define the region’s retail market. Click on the video below to understand how the intersection of the regions history, institutions, industry and culture are best leveraged for retail success.