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Pittsburg, Texas Selects Retail Strategies as Partner for Retail Attraction


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Pittsburg, Texas selects Retail Strategies for retail recruitment partner

BIRMINGHAM, AL (July 25, 2023) – The Pittsburg, Texas Economic Development Corporation has partnered with Retail Strategies, a leading community and retail development firm. This collaboration aims to attract new retailers, stimulate economic development, and create a thriving retail environment in Pittsburg.

As part of this partnership, Retail Strategies will serve as a dedicated retail recruitment partner, leveraging expertise, industry insights and an extensive commercial real estate network to identify and attract a diverse range of retail establishments to the City. By working closely with local stakeholders, developers and business owners, Retail Strategies will help Pittsburg showcase its retail potential and attract high-quality retailers that align with the community’s vision.

“We are thrilled about this partnership with Retail Strategies as we work to enhance the retail corridors in Pittsburg,” stated Niecy Baum, Community Development Coordinator for the Pittsburg Economic Development Corporation.

“By leveraging Retail Strategies’ expertise and national network, we aim to revitalize our retail sector, create job opportunities, and provide our residents with a vibrant and diverse shopping and dining environment.”

Niecy Baum, Community Development Coordinator

“The City of Pittsburg is in a great position for implementing a new retail recruitment plan,” said Christopher Bontrager, vice president of the western region for Retail Strategies. “With the City’s unique charm, strong community spirit and their commitment to economic development, we are confident that our team will help attract the right mix of retailers to elevate the retail landscape and provide an exceptional experience for residents and visitors.”

Retail Strategies will perform a real estate market analysis in Pittsburg that identifies opportunity areas for retailers to capitalize on. The partnership will focus on defining the retail trade area and highlight opportunities for development and business recruitment. Additionally, Retail Strategies will proactively reach out to potential businesses, property owners, brokers and developers on behalf of the city and represent the city at ICSC and Retail Live conferences. 

About Pittsburg, Texas

Located in Camp County, Pittsburg, Texas combines small-town charm with modern amenities. With a population of approximately 4,374, this vibrant community is known for its rich history and commitment to economic growth. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the stunning natural beauty of Lake Bob Sandlin State Park and Pittsburg Nature Trails. Pittsburg also offers a thriving business community, diverse retail options, and a strong sense of community involvement.

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About Retail Strategies

Retail Strategies is the national expert in community development and retail economic development. Our mission is to provide the real estate expertise, tools, and human effort that position deserving towns as alluring locations for national businesses and destinations for tourism and quality-of-life amenities. We confidently pursue this mission by delivering unparalleled customer service as a unified team with unmatched real estate and community development expertise. Our activities pay a return in sales taxes, added jobs, and businesses that enhance and add to the unique qualities of your community.

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