Welcome to Monday’s with Martens. I’m Tom Johnson, President of NAI Martens, and I’m pleased to share with you another installment of our weekly informational update on the commercial real estate market.
In our 2017 Forecast, we mentioned that food is a password for millennials and boomers alike and that new restaurants will continue to be a part of the mix as retail grows. We also added “food halls” to the watch list. While none have yet to emerge in the Wichita market, these multifaceted, indoor markets that showcase a variety of local food vendors and artisans are popping up across the country. Eater.com recently showcased some of the most anticipated Food Halls in the country.