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Alhambra, California Prepares to Attract New Retail Development with Support from Buxton

FORT WORTH, TEXAS, (September 13, 2016) — Alhambra, California, a City in the Los Angeles metropolitan area with a population of more than 83,000 residents, has partnered with Buxton for support in retail recruitment. Buxton’s retail matching analytics will identify the best potential new retail and restaurant options for the City.

“Alhambra has laid a solid foundation for new business development and is ready to welcome new retailers to our community,” said Mark Yokoyama, City Manager of Alhambra. “We look forward to using the insights from Buxton’s analysis to support our retail attraction program.” 

“Analytics play a crucial role in presenting a strong case to potential retailers,” said Lisa McCay, Senior Vice President of Sales in Buxton’s city government division. “Buxton is thrilled to provide the support Alhambra needs to attract quality new development.”

Alhambra’s partnership with Buxton has positioned the City for growth, and by utilizing Buxton’s SCOUT tool they will be able to present a convincing case to retailers seeking expansion opportunities. 

Buxton has worked with more than 750 communities nationwide to implement retail development strategies. Other client cities in California include Hesperia, Pasadena, San Bernardino, and more.

About Alhambra, California

Located in the western San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, the City of Alhambra, California, also known as the Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley, boasts a population of more than 83,000 residents. The City has developed a comprehensive plan for becoming the most business-friendly City in Los Angeles County and is actively pursuing new retail development.

The City of Alhambra is a family and business-friendly community with excellent schools and community services. In 2014, named Alhambra 5th in California among the “Top 100 Best Places to Live” and Alhambra was recognized as the “Most Business-Friendly City in L.A. County” by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation. The City’s downtown offers a vibrant and diverse community which features a wide array of amenities, including restaurants, retail shops, entertainment and office space, and also provides free on-street and public parking structures. The Downtown has become home to many new residents, moving into the new condominiums built within the mixed-use developments which consist of retail and restaurants. Alhambra continues to transform and emerge into the ideal place to live, work, play and raise a family.

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About Buxton

Buxton is the industry leader in customer analytics. Our analytics reveal who your customers are, where more potential customers are located and the value of each customer. More than 3,500 clients in the retail, restaurant, healthcare, private equity, and public sectors have relied on our insights to guide their growth strategies.

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Media Contacts

Katie Russell
(817) 332-3681

Tonya Pace
Alhambra, CA
(626) 570-5034 

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