State of the Retail Sector: Challenges and Opportunities for San Francisco’s Neighborhood Commercial Districts
The San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) contracted Strategic Economics to provide a series of issue briefs about the trends affecting the City’s Neighborhood Commercial Districts (NCDs).
This report includes issue briefs on the following three topics:
1. The national restructuring of the retail, restaurant, and personal services industries.
2. Factors required to support successful San Francisco retail districts.
3. Opportunities, costs, and challenges for retail, restaurant, and personal services businesses in San Francisco, and the adaptations that businesses are making in response to changing conditions.
Access the executive summary and the report here: