It's become a season here at the Business Record: The commercial real estate roundtable. Five discussions each focused on a specific sector of the market. We'll be featuring the conversations and our key takeaways in the Annual Real Estate Magazine, which will be unveiled at our 2019 Commercial Real Estate Trends and Issues Forum.

The retail roundtable had the following experts:

Richard Hurd, president, Hurd Real Estate Services

Aaron Hyde, vice president, JLL

Tim Leach, senior vice president of downtown development, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Collin Nelson, associate, Cushman & Wakefield Iowa Commercial Advisors