Developers partnering with tech startup to fill retail spaces



Bu Cali Owings, Finance & Commerce

“What would you like to see on the vacant first floor of Sherman Associates’ newly opened West Side Flats apartment building near downtown St. Paul?

A new website is helping developers and brokers ask that question and fill retail spaces with community-supported ventures. As part of a pilot started last week, Sherman Associates is partnering with the startup Hoodstarter to advertise its 6,000-square-foot space on the first floor of its building at 84 Wabasha St. S.”

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