Friday, January 20, 2012

Marin retail sales bounce back

After dragging along in a recessionary style for much of the year, retail sales in Marin got a very welcome boost upwards at the start of the holiday season. Distributions of the 1% sales tax to Marin's cities increased sharply to just over $3.2million in December, the highest monthly total since February 2008.

Nordstrom approved for 17,000 sf expansion

The Town of Corte Madera has approved Nordstrom's plans for a 17,000 square foot expansion of it's store at The Village Corte Madera. The expansion will occur largely within the footprint of the existing store, which will be reconfigured to provide approximately 64,000 sf over 2 levels. The store currently has 70,000 sf on the first level and 40,000 sf on the upper level.

At the other end of The Village, Macys is working on plans to expand by approximately 20,000 square feet.

New CVS in Tiburon

Construction in progress on the new CVS in Tiburon.