The rise of big box retail presents a number of serious challenges that can be addressed by both state legislatures and local governments. This paper provides strategies to help communities avoid "big box blight" caused by retailers abandoning existing sites for new stores, leaving empty eyesores in their wake.
Roberts, Matt; Wright, Brian; Simpson, Elizabeth; Giles, Lauren; and Hauser, Anna, "Controlling Big Box Retail Development in Georgia" (2007). Land Use Clinic. Paper 11.