Items Tagged with 'Robert Gibbs'
Analyst sees East Fulton as having the ingredients to create a bigger retail pie.
The East Fulton business district is one of the city’s 20 neighborhood business districts, a distinction that separates it from the three other sectors Robert Gibbs, a nationally known retail consultant, felt was part of the larger downtown shopping core. Read More
Analyst sees a current project adding businesses, sales and new characteristics.
The Ionia-Commerce corridor is at downtown Grand Rapids’ southern edge, stretching south from Fulton Street to just past Wealthy Street in much of the Heartside Business District. Read More
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) On an almost unanimous basis, downtown retailers said they were pleased with their locations and would open their stores in the same area, even if they had an alternative. They also said downtown and its surrounding retail areas were in need of more stores and reasons for shoppers to shop with them. Read More
A nationally known retail consultant hired by the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority last March has concluded that four areas in and around downtown can support another 120 to 150 new shops and restaurants over another 566,460 square feet of commercial space. Read More