Building Climate Resilience in Commercial Districts

Building Climate Resilience in Commercial Districts

This post was originally published on the Larisa Ortiz Associates blog in January, 2019 by Streetsense Managing Director of Research + Analysis, Larisa Ortiz. Three years after the 2015 Paris Agreement, world leaders are still negotiating a work plan to deliver on the commitments to reduce carbon emissions to alleviate the impacts of climate change. […]

The Technology of Client Service

The Technology of Client Service

Here at Streetsense, we’re extremely proud of our family of world-class clients, but with world-class clients come world-spread teams. As we work hard to service daily client needs, a key tool to meet those creative needs comes in the form of communications technology. Choosing the Best Medium With the myriad of communication mediums available to […]

In Destination Marketing, Everyone Should Get a Seat at the Table

In Destination Marketing, Everyone Should Get a Seat at the Table

Vibrant destinations, ones that attract and engage visitors, are a result of forward-thinking, collaborative leadership teams that assess, vision, plan, and steward a destination toward healthy and sustainable growth. As these collaborative leaders sit down to discuss growth and marketing initiatives, who should have a seat at the table? Leaders across the entire community, including […]

Waiting for the Micro-Mobility Revolution

Waiting for the Micro-Mobility Revolution

This post was originally published on the Larisa Ortiz Associates blog in January, 2019 by Streetsense Managing Director of Research + Analysis, Larisa Ortiz. As we contemplate an urban environment with more mobility options, including e-scooters and bikes, accommodating these users (who by the way use less space and fossil fuel) is critical. It will […]

NYC’s Storefront Tracker Bill Paves the Way for Enhanced Retail Data

NYC’s Storefront Tracker Bill Paves the Way for Enhanced Retail Data

“You can’t fix a problem when you can’t even begin to measure it,” says Gale Brewer, the President of the Manhattan Borough. That’s the problem legislators, small business owners, and landlords are facing today — not enough information about what’s contributing to retail vacancies across New York City.  In response to the hotly debated Small Business […]

The Last Days of Cannabis Prohibition

The Last Days of Cannabis Prohibition

The United States is on the verge of the nationwide legalization of marijuana, and the moment we’re in is remarkably similar to the final days of American Prohibition. As we move away from the Wild West of weed towards a ‘governed’ system, major regulatory changes within the world of cannabis will cause ripple effects into […]

The Rise of Restaurant Automation

The Rise of Restaurant Automation

Thanks to price deflation for many wholesale and farm-level goods, food is getting cheaper. While we’re seeing grocery stores pass these savings along to customers, we’re not seeing the same trend in restaurants. Due to the rising costs of construction, real estate, and labor, restaurant prices continue to rise as restaurants pass these growing costs […]

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