Buy, Rent, Sell, or Invest in West Michigan Retail Space

​​At Advantage Commercial Real Estate, we specialize in various types of retail properties, including malls, restaurants, community centers, and more. If you are looking for retail space for lease or sale, want to sell your retail property, or are looking to invest, our retail experts are ready to help. Having worked with some of the most prominent franchisees and retailers across the country, we have the experience and expertise to handle your most complex situations.

A Knapp's Corner strip mall with department store anchors like Old Navy and Ulta in Grand Rapids, MI.

Our Retail Real Estate Experts

When it comes to running a successful retail, restaurant, or entertainment business, strategic positioning within the market is crucial. Our team of retail experts is well-versed in the nuances of the local real estate market and can provide you with valuable insight to ensure the success of your business.

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Our Retail Experts Are Here to Help!

Whether you’re a property owner, renter, vendor, or investor, we’re here to help! Trust our team of retail experts to connect you with advantageous, high-yield commercial real estate opportunities, offering tailored solutions that align with your business goals and vision for success. Our advisors will help you with things such as:

  • Transaction closings
  • Custom due diligence plans
  • Financing assistance 
  • Strategic market research 
  • Landlord and tenant negotiations
  • Tenant site selection

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Retail Space for Sale & Lease in West Michigan

Are you looking to buy or lease retail property but aren’t finding what you’re looking for? Contact our specialists! With our large network and years of experience, we’ll help you find the right retail space for you and your business.

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Commercial Retail Property Types


While malls can vary in size and shape, they are typically known for their major department store anchors and nationally branded tenants. You can expect to find specialty retail stores, apparel stores, food courts, and other well-known tenants all under one roof.

Strip Malls

Different from regional malls, strip malls commonly have a grocery store anchor and smaller tenants such as boutiques and mom-and-pop stores in addition to nationally branded stores. Some strip malls can also function without an anchor tenant, likely containing professional services like clinics, real estate agencies, or insurance agencies.

Lifestyle Centers

Lifestyle centers often bring national chains and upscale restaurants together in an outdoor setting. You can expect to find tenants that are more catered to the surrounding community’s demographics.

Power Centers

Power centers are like strip malls, except they often have more national tenants than smaller, local tenants. You can expect these major, high-traffic strip malls to be a magnet for pad sites like chain restaurants, banks, and other well-known businesses.

Mixed-Use Retail

Mixed-use retail spaces often merge retail spaces with multifamily residential or office spaces under one roof. You can expect to find a retail storefront on the main floor and offices or apartments on the above floors.

Big Box Retail Sites

Big box properties are only ever occupied by a single, big box retailer that offers a wide variety of products to its customers. Examples of big box retailers include Walmart, Meijer, and Home Depot.

Free-Standing Retail Sites

Free-standing retail sites are like big box retailers, but smaller. Occupants of these sites can range from electronic stores to bowling alleys, restaurants, and more.

Community Centers

Community centers tend to house a few anchor tenants like supermarkets, pharmacies, or big box retailers along with convenience retailers like dry cleaners or tailors.

Neighborhood Centers

Simply put, neighborhood centers are just smaller community centers, often only having a single anchor, like a grocery store or drugstore, along with other local businesses and convenience services.

Are Retail Spaces Good Investments?

Commercial retail properties are a promising avenue for strategic real estate investment. These spaces offer more than storefronts; they’re vibrant hubs for business and community. Having worked with some of the most prominent franchisees and retailers across the country, our advisors will help you find prime retail space opportunities so you can enjoy steady, long-term leases and diverse tenants.

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Connect with our Retail Real Estate Experts Today!

Our team of experts is eager to help you get started! This journey may feel complicated, but we are here to make things simple and easy for you.

Retail Space Near Me

Although our home base is located in Grand Rapids, MI, we have a strong presence in the West Michigan retail real estate market, including, but not limited to:

  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Wyoming, MI
  • Kentwood, MI
  • Hudsonville, MI
  • Rockford, MI
  • Cedar Springs, MI
  • Sparta, MI
  • Caledonia, MI
  • Greenville, MI
  • Belding, MI
  • Allegan, MI
  • Plainwell, MI
  • Allendale, MI
  • Kalamazoo, MI