The market for retail real estate in the Northeast from Westchester to Boston continues its steady growth since last year..  Boston, for example, is one of the hottest markets in the country and its retail sector steadily demonstrates a strong upside.  With a vacancy rate of 3.8%, according to a second quarter report by Cushman & Wakefield, rents are facing an upward pressure as tenants battle for the limited available space.  However, that may change as mixed-use developments increasingly come onto the market. Read more