December 30th, 2012National Retail Chains Look to Land in Oklahoma City in 2013
Oklahoma City, OK - The new year is likely to bring new retail to the Oklahoma City market.
Shoppers clamor for new shops and have shown support with their wallets at many of the big additions in recent years — Whole Foods Market and The Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City, both of which opened in 2011. Dick’s Sporting Goods made a major impression when it opened four stores simultaneously this fall, two in Oklahoma City and one each in Moore and Midwest City.
But 2013 could be the year for new names — like Trader Joe’s, LA Fitness, HomeGoods and Von Maur — as well as new shopping centers, since Oklahoma City’s retail space is nearly 95 percent occupied, said Jim Parrack, senior vice president of retail at Price Edwards & Co. commercial real estate firm.Continue Reading »