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Are there any other goals or priorities you think we should keep in mind for this project?

All too often ground floor retail rental space gets eaten up by businesses that really do nothing to improve/drive community vibrance, or act as a real attraction to the community/wider public. See dentist,... Read more...

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Thank you for the thoughtful comments. Can you share more thoughts or examples of the unique retail that you were suggesting?

I suppose those live/work spaces in surrounding blocks are perfect for doctors, lawyers, and accountants?

@Mt Baker Housing, examples would be locally BIPOC owned retail (please promote real equity in this neighborhood, don’t just put up artistic “cultural sculptures” or design details and call it good as... Read more...

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Commenter Michael Penhallegon also makes some excellent points that I think are worth echoing: “Significantly invest in providing subsidisation and outreach to bring in more minority owned business and... Read more...

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Also, as a resident living very close in the neighborhood, some sort of convenience/corner store would be great. Could always use more walkable options for this. Neighborhood residents want retail that... Read more...

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I agree 100% with Mich's comment. All too often we see new development with no priorities as to what businesses can occupy the ground floor, leading to an overabundance of gyms, yoga studios, insurance... Read more...

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