Thursday, April 13, 2006

Downtown Grocery by 2007

European market? Would this fly in Pittsburgh?
Downtown grocery to open by 2007 Millcraft Industries Inc. announced yesterday that it plans to open a European-style gourmet market on Wood Street by the end of the year as part of its $40 million plus redevelopment of the former Lazarus-Macy's department store.

Other than getting run over by a car....
Pittsburgh Business Times: Piatts to bring European market to Pittsburgh - 2006-04-13 A recent survey of young professionals' interest in Downtown living by Carnegie Mellon University's H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management showed that nearly 95 percent of the survey's participants ranked a grocery store as the most important service in an ideal residential neighborhood -- far higher than any other amenity.

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