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Professor Robert Simons and Kirby Date Receive Grant for Retail Market Analysis Study

Professor Robert Simons, graduate student Georgina Figueroa, and Center for Community Planning and Development staff member Kirby Date, will be working this summer on a retail market analysis for the Westown Community Development Corporation. Focused on the revitalization of the Variety Village commercial district surrounding the historic Variety Theatre, the study will look at the retail capacity and economic impact of enhancing retail business in the district.