Pre-engineered structures are a perfect solution for for retail buildings and strip-malls. Clear span capability allows you to break the retail space layout any way you want for different stores. Many add masonry fronts and storefront glass for curb appeal while getting the cost savings of a pre-engineered structure.
One of the beautiful reasons to choose a pre-engineered metal building for a retail space are the design and color options. You can even get stucco embossed panels that give the building a stucco look but withstands the elements.