Principles of Urban Retail Planning and Development
John Wiley & Sons, 2012
By Robert J. Gibbs
Principles of Urban Retail Planning & Development, written by FBCI board and education committee member Robert Gibbs, ASLA reflects his 30 years of experience in urban design and planning Gibbsreveals the retail industry’s principles and practices for implementing sustainable commerce — the knowledge needed to increase retail sales and market share in historic urban centers and ensure their viability in new ones. His book focuses on explicating the retail principles for restoring neighborhoods, villages, towns, and urban commercial districts to their traditional roles as the local and regional centers for commerce and trade.