Our hotel and grocery feasibility studies investigate proposals to see if they are feasible as a sustainable, profitable business model. Our studies do this by considering viability relating to market, location, costs, and financing. 
Retail Strategies is a full-service consulting firm that develops and implements long-term retail real estate strategies for our members.  The process involves a team of experienced experts making connections between the public and private sector in a complex industry.
Our team helps to outline the process of planning strategically to show how an economic development strategy can improve the effectiveness of local development programs. We will address how to identify the potential strengths and weaknesses of a local economy in order to develop effective programs.  These plans give your community the best chance for short-term and long-term success.
Our team focuses on several different targeted markets for the member communities. Key cluster-specific industry targets for us include:  automotive, food/beverage, life sciences/biotech, aerospace, military/defense, logistics/transportation, and advanced manufacturing.
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Tradeshow Calendar

Tradeshow Name
Attend and Meet Us
ICSC Conference
March 11, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina
EEI Spring National Accounts
April 7, 2019
Seattle, Washington
Craft Brewers Conference
April 8, 2019
Denver, Colorado
CPHI Conference
April 30, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
North Carolina League of Municipalities Annual Meeting
May 14, 2019
Hickory, North Carolina
May 19, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
BIO International
June 3, 2019
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Area Development Consultants Forum
June 3, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina
Select USA
June 10, 2019
Washington, D.C.
NCEDA Annual Conference
June 11, 2019
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
June 17, 2019
Denver, Colorado
SEDC Annual Conference
August 4, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
Southeast Aerospace Suppliers/Advanced Manufacturing Summit
August 12, 2019
Raleigh, North Carolina
September 8, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
21st Century Building Expo
September 10, 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina
September 24, 2019
Long Beach, California
Southern Automotive Conference
September 25, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee
EEI Fall Conference
October 6, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada
IEDC Annual Conference
October 13, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana
NCEDA Fall Conference
October 29, 2019
Asheville, North Carolina
ICSC Deal Making Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
Private Label Manufacturing Conference
November 18, 2019
Chicago, Illinois
North Carolina Craft Brewers Conference
Canadian Aerospace Summit
International Workboat Show
December 4, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
December 4, 2019
Orlando, Florida
December 4, 2019
Charleston, South Carolina
ICSC Deal Making Conference
New York, New York

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