Divine Brick & Mortar

We have all been paying attention to online retail and its effect on traditional brick-and-mortar.  Amazon's recent purchase of Whole Foods and it's 450 stores is an interesting development in CRE.  After months of multiple announcements of big box retailers closing stores, it was refreshing to see the largest on-line retailer in the world make such a significant investment in brick-and-mortar real estate.