The Native Realty CEO is featured in Commercial Observer reporter Mike Seemuth’s article about Kimco’s Oakwood Plaza and Dania Pointe retail developments in Dania Beach. Sturgis discussed how the projects are an opportunity to “create retail destinations that are more experiential.”

Kimco Experiments With Retail Centers of Today and Yesteryear in South Florida

Kimco Realty experiments with the old and new at two neighboring shopping centers in suburban Fort Lauderdale 

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“The residential component of the redevelopment of Oakwood Plaza “will help to create the live-work-play component found to be so successful in the urban environment in South Florida, which is traditionally east of 95,” Sturgis said. “It could change the retail landscape there.”

While big-box stores still play an important role at retail centers, “there is more of an emphasis on smaller, more regional retailers and mom-and-pop shops,” Sturgis said.”

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