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Building Bridges – and Trust – to Improve Newark Retail

When La Casa de Don Pedro identified Newark's Lower Broadway as a target for commercial revitalization, merchants suspected the group was sticking its nose where it didn’t belong. But they came around when a MetroEdge market study and some early projects showed the value of getting involved.

Data Help Bed-Stuy Tell Its Retail Story

Trolley tours along Fulton Street and powerful statistics about buying power – $600 million per square mile – are helping change perceptions of the Bedford Stuyvesant retail corridors in Brooklyn, NY.

Police and Merchants Team Up on Safety

When San Francisco’s Chief of Police and dozens of uniformed officers came to spread awareness about public safety on the Leland Avenue commercial strip, merchants already knew many of them by name.

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