Creating Sustainable Retail Districts

APA Michigan Chapter


Thursday, September 20, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. EDT

CM | 1.25

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This session covers how resilient retail can be planned,

designed, and built to meet the needs of today and anticipate

those of tomorrow. A retail strategist will share insights and

discuss the new types of store formats being pursued and will

highlight case studies on designing and leasing successful retail

environments in the age of digital disruption. Examples of the

ordinance changes necessary to adapt to this retail revolution

will be provided.


Bobby Boone, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Bobby Boone is responsible for aiding interdisciplinary teams by providing research findings and strategy that enables a multi-faceted understanding of the tools needed in the creation of neighborhood: branding and marketing, brokerage, design, etc. Bobby has facilitated the completion of market analyses and data driven strategies for placemaking, revitalization, and ... Read More

Martha Potere, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

After several years abroad, Martha Potere has been proud to call herself a Detroit resident for the past 7 years. Immediately following graduation from the University of Michigan, she worked first in Japan and then as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Bulgaria. When not teaching or community organizing, Martha traveled ... Read More

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