These 26 stores, restaurants headed to region’s top shopping centers

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If other real estate sectors in Central Florida are navigating some uncertainty as 2024 ramps up, then retail is here to provide some stability and upside.


In fact, Franklin Street founder and CEO Andrew Wright said during OBJ’s 2024 Economic Outlook that — thanks in part to well-known retail brands that want to be in Central Florida and relatively limited supply — the sector is primed to be the strongest asset class this year. “Retail has been performing fantastic and, I would expect, will continue to perform at that level.”

For proof, one need look no further than the robust retail leasing landscape here.

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