The combination of retail and office complexes may not be entirely new to metro cities, but the trend of setting up such combined projects is fast catching on. Developers are now looking at experimenting more with a mixed-use format rather than standalone retail formats, allowing for quality retail on the lower floors and commercial spaces on the upper floors. Even today, key portions of several office buildings in major property markets are occupied by food & beverages and retail BFSI outlets. Such mixed-use retail developments have opened up a new format that would attract select categories of retailers.
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