February 25th, 2013Oak Park Mall: Tenacious for Tenants
Austin, MN – Shan Kehret is breathing new life into Oak Park Mall.
Kehret, the mall’s marketing director, sees the process of setting up shop through from interest to open sign. In a little more than the last year, 16 businesses and organizations have opened a storefront at the mall, several expansions have taken place and only three businesses have closed.
Kehret begins by showing potential tenants the different spaces available, gives them a rent figure and tries to sell them on the spot.
Later, when they decide to open, she helps draw up a lease agreement and get them situated.Continue Reading »