We're writing a report on market area analysis and had a bit of a discussion on how the following sentence reads:
"The findings within the Comprehensive Retail Report indicated that Region 2 has several underserved business categories with the remainder being balanced to generally well-served."
Is it just me or does this read as the businesses are being underserved, as in there isn't enough market for those business categories.
However, what we're trying to say is the area is underserved for these specific categories. As in "there is market for it and not enough businesses in the area.