March 9, 2016

Kings County’s Craft Retailers Are Hitting New Heights

Mentions News

Commercial Observer

Last year, Ample Hills Creamery was suffering from a problem many retailers wish they had: too much demand and not enough supply.

The force is not only with Ample Hills: The demand for unique, high-quality, local products in Brooklyn is at an all-time high and fueling the growth of artisans of craft businesses.

“They way I like to think about it when I talk to [other real estate professionals] from Manhattan—who don’t know Brooklyn—is [Brooklynites] have very open minds,” said Peter Schubert of TerraCRG, who represented Ample Hills in that deal. “This kind of culture rejects Starbucks. They don’t like the big brands.”

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