A Growing Hub for Retail!
With a vibrant retail trade area boasting a population of over 60,000, Palestine's retail scene extends its influence well beyond the city limits, attracting customers from various neighboring communities.
Amidst this bustling landscape, beloved local establishments like Broken Boutique and Island Tans Gift Boutique stand out, alongside renowned dining destinations such as Switch Brick-Oven Pizza, Little Mexico, and Pint and Barrel. Notably, Palestine has recently welcomed major culinary giants like Chick-fil-A, Starbucks, and Panda Express, enhancing its diverse culinary offerings. Additionally, exciting additions to the retail scene include Aldi, Ross, ULTA Beauty, and Marshals, reflecting Palestine's growing appeal as a retail hub.
Strategically nestled along the city's bustling highways and within its pivotal urban hubs, retail properties in Palestine command prime positions. The historic downtown district, anchored by the majestic Anderson County Courthouse and a tapestry of diverse businesses, serves as an ever-evolving epicenter for dining and retail ventures. This dynamic synergy acts as a magnet, enticing both locals and visitors to immerse themselves in its vibrant offerings.
To support this growing sector, the Palestine Economic Development Corporation’s staff is here to facilitate the decision-making process for retailers, real estate brokers/developers and other commercial operations by:
- Providing data
- Identifying available sites and spaces for development
- Building relationships on the local and national levels
- Facilitating the regulatory process
- Identifying retail supply leakages in trade areas
- Recruiting targeted retailers and retail developers to Palestine