Proposed headline: Starbucks and Sky-High Retail Rates
Slug: Starbucks; Neighborhood; Rent
Look at zip codes in New York City with Starbucks locations.
Compare retail rents between zip codes with and without Starbucks.
Talk with experts and those affected about the impact of rising retail rents on neighborhood businesses.
Look at proposals from the de Blasio administration and New York Economic Development Corporation to support small businesses.
With Bill de Blasio taking office, there is increasing attention on changes to the outer borough neighborhoods and what types of demographics those changes are being catered to. Starbucks is planning to open 3,000 new stores in North America by 2017 (we will find information about what new locations are currently slated in New York City).
NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.
Paul Milstein Center for Real Estate Research at Columbia
Baruch Real Estate
Director of Development at Starbucks Coffee Company
Someone at RKF. A large New York retail real estate broker
Farron Roboff, Senior Vice President at Royal Properties. Has leased to Starbucks locations.
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