On the Map

Retail commercial real estate development is all around us but few people know what it takes to get a development off the ground.

On The Map explores the stories, technologies, data, and people that make retail happen across the United States. Join us for an insider’s look at this fascinating and fast paced industry.

Ep. 5

Matthew Chapdelaine, previous co-founder and CEO and CartoFront, discusses his exit, lessons learned, and his new venture with Laine Commercial Real Estate in Charleston, SC.

Ep. 4

Jenny Osman, FRESH Director and Project Manager at New York City Economic Development Corporation, talks about how to get tax incentives for grocery store developments.

Grocery Anchored
Ep. 3

Mark Thompson, founder of GroceryAnchored.com, discusses his soon to launch platform which is dedicated exclusively to grocery-anchored centers for sale across the nation.

BeSmart Land Audit
Ep. 2

Ron Greenland, founder of BeSmart Land Audit describes how his platform allows users to perform due diligence property research in a more cost effective and timely manner through the power of GIS.

Kevin Anderson
Ep. 1

Having worked in market analysis at Bi-Lo for 17 years, Kevin knows a thing or two on how grocery anchored centers get built.

In this episode Kevin discusses:

  • The population needs of a trade area for a new grocery store.
  • Evaluating the competition.
  • Lidl’s expansion plans
  • Opportunities in the market