Pop-up retail could help save firms hit by pandemic effects

Posted by Mario Toneguzzi

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An Alberta/B.C. greenhouse nursery was facing what its owner called a “catastrophic” situation three weeks ago after learning it would be sitting on millions of dollars of inventory due to COVID-19 pandemic retail shutdowns.

However, Lawrence Jansen, owner of Darvonda Nurseries with facilities in Langley, B.C., Redcliff, Alta., and Mundare, Alta., received a lifeline recently with the help of commercial real estate experts at Avison Young. They’ve helped him arrange for pop-up garden shops…Click for full article.