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The City of Eastvale Starts 2023 with Retail Strategies Partnership


CONTACT: Katelyn Little
Retail Strategies

BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 12, 2023) – The City of Eastvale is setting its focus on the future of retail and restaurant development in the community by attending Retail Academy. City staff attended the Retail Academy program, hosted by Retail Strategies, virtually on January 10 and 11. Attendees learned about how to incorporate data on consumer buying power in to discussions with expanding retailers.  

“The Eastvale team was excited to attend Retail Academy and learn from the experts at Retail Strategies on what best practices are for attracting new businesses to Eastvale,” said Alexander Fung, senior management analyst for the city of Eastvale. “We wanted to start the year by understanding what retailers look for when evaluating our community and what retailers are a fit for Eastvale.”

“We are thrilled to have Eastvale city leaders joining us to learn more about their market. Training on data, real estate, and processes for recruiting retail is vital to securing retail development success and will help boost the local economy,” said Madeline Farr, director of Retail Academy. “Now that they have completed Retail Academy, attendees can walk away feeling confident and energized about the retail recruitment process.”

About Eastvale, California

Eastvale is a city located in northwestern Riverside County, California, in the Inland Empire region of Southern California. The area transitioned from a dairy farm enclave to a developed community starting in the 1990s and was formally incorporated on October 1, 2010. As of the 2020 census, the city had a population of 69,757.

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About Retail Academy

Retail Academy is a program developed from the leading national retail advisory firm, Retail Strategies. The program assists communities in strengthening their retail landscape. Communities will be trained and equipped with the tools and education necessary to attract new retailers to their markets, while providing support to their existing local businesses.

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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