- The overall retail vacancy rate increased from 5.6% to 5.9% since H2 2018.

- Several notable store closures contributed to 86,907 sq. ft. of negative absorption in H1 2019.

- Property tax increases continue to present challenges for retailers in an already sluggish economy.

- Shopping centres in Calgary will continue to transform as landlords invest heavily in their properties to keep up with changing consumer shopping patterns and evolving retail trends.