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Fulton Market in Chicago Named to Top 20 “Cool Streets” in North America by Cushman & Wakefield

CHICAGO, October 11, 2019 – A new wave of urban, experiential and independent retail concepts catering to changing consumer demands has led to the rise of 100 “Cool Streets” across the U.S. and Canada, according to a report released this week by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield.  Included in the report’s top 20 is Chicago’s own Fulton Market District, which has evolved into one of the city’s premier live, work, play neighborhoods in recent years. The firm’s much-anticipated Cool Streets of North America report explores what’s driving the rise of the hottest retail districts across the U.S. and Canada. In addition to Fulton Market, the report outlines the top 20 Cool Streets in depth, including: Portland (whole city); Austin (whole city); Denver (whole city);  Boise (Downtown); Los Angeles (Arts District); Buffalo (Downtown); Manhattan (Bond Street/NoHo); Montreal (Mile End); Honolulu (Kaka’ako); Indianapolis (Massachusetts Avenue Arts District); Boston (South [...]

Cushman & Wakefield Names North America’s Top 15 “Cool Streets”

CHICAGO, June 27, 2016 – A new breed of urban, experiential, and independent mid-market retailers catering to millennial consumers has led to the rise of 100 “Cool Streets” across the U.S. and Canada, according to an inaugural report released today by global real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield. The firm’s first-ever Cool Streets of North America report explores the phenomena behind the rise of dozens of new, edgy retail districts across the U.S. and Canada. While some of these areas featured in the report are longstanding bohemian enclaves and focal points for local arts, music, or LGBT communities, the renaissance in nearly all of the Cool Streets has been driven by an explosion of unconventional new retail concepts. The report captures the top 15 Cool Streets as follows: Sunset Park in Brooklyn; Logan Square in Chicago; Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati; RiNo in Denver; Silver Lake in Los Angeles; Wynwood in [...]