“Retail Evolution: Planning for Trends Driving Change” will be the topic at the Arizona Association for Economic Development’s (AAED) September luncheon. It will be held on Sept. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at 2901 N. Seventh St. in Phoenix.
John Tran, design principal for SmithGroupJJR, will share the national trends occurring in retail, how they affect commercial real estate and how Arizona can effectively plan for future retail.
The cost of the luncheon is $45 for AAED members, $65 for non-members and $75 for late registrants. To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/sept12. The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 7 at noon. Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.
AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy and collaboration.