By Les Shaver
While many CRE sectors and product types have floundered after COVID-19 hit, one industry has continued to flourish.
In the second quarter, cap rates for dollar stores fell a 12-basis point decrease when compared to the prior year, according to The Boulder Group.
There are some long-term concerns for the sector, most notably overbuilding. But e-commerce, while it has wreaked havoc for some retailers, isn't a near-term threat, according to Randy Blankstein, President of The Boulder Group. The main reason is that dollar stores are essential in small towns and rural areas. Read more.