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Shopping Boom Downtown

By Lisa M. Collins

Major changes are afoot in downtown Brooklyn. Of course we’ve seen the high-rises going up, and soon, the NBA Nets stadium. Along Fulton Street, long the shopping area for low-income African Americans, the city has wooed H&M, Gap, a Shake Shack and more. Gentrification city.

Now the city is announcing it sent out an RFP for a retail store to take over a 37,000 square foot space at Court Street and Joralemon St., a municipal building with large windows. Could be a big box store.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

 

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