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Date: April 6, 2017
Bloomberg BNA

Big Box RetailerMichelle DeLappe’s interview with Bloomberg BNA was the emphasis of a recent post on its SALT Talk Blog titled “Dark Stores, Property Tax and the Changing Face of the Retail Industry.” In the interview, she shares her perspective that “dark store theory” is an inaccurate catchphrase that only fuels controversy. As Michelle explains, she instead favors a “back to basics” approach incorporating generally accepted appraisal standards and market valuation with a focus on the real property rather than on an overly narrow use or on business value. Michelle also offers her take on proposed property-tax legislation directed at national retailers.

Read the full interview on the Bloomberg BNA SALT Talk Blog.

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