Editorial: Thanks to a perfect storm of events, retail is back in Palm Beach, and the future looks solid

If you're looking to open a shop in Palm Beach, you're out of luck.From Royal Palm Way to the Royal Poinciana Plaza, over to South County Road and ...

November 20, 2022
4:40 PM

If you're looking to open a shop in Palm Beach, you're out of luck.From Royal Palm Way to the Royal Poinciana Plaza, over to South County Road and onto the venerable Worth Avenue, there isn't any retail space available on the island.While some Main Streets around the country are still struggling and empty stores can be found at many malls, Palm Beach has "basically zero vacancies," said Robert Klecinsky, director of retail services at Cushman & Wakefield's Palm Beach office.No vacancies? Really? Royal Poinciana Way and South County Road have traditionally had several unfilled storefronts at the start of each season, and Worth Avenue has had its share.

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