Whole Foods is often touted as an A-list guest at any real estate gathering. The buzz? Not every food retailer is capable of increasing neighborhood market values like a Whole Foods store can, as a recent profile in the Wall Street Journal revealed. The invitations are far from universal, though. In Eugene, Ore., a group of residents is trying to pull the red carpet out from underneath the supernatural retailer, which is involved in a potential land swap deal that could bring a store into ...

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