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The “Mystery of Montague Street” Featured on Curbed

Curbed published an interesting article on “The Mystery of Montague Street” — why does it suck? There are the usual reasons given — business owners blame the high rent, landlords blame the high taxes, the BHA and the Montague BID don’t want to blame anyone. Incoming city council member (and neighborhood son!) Lincoln Restler puts […]

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Vacant Retail Spaces: Why? What, If Anything, Can Be Done?

You would have to have been in Brooklyn Heights for over five years to remember when the last tenant, Starbucks, moved out of 112 Montague Street (photo) to a smaller space a block away. Since then, apart from being used as storage space for Lassen & Hennigs next door, the space has lain fallow. While […]

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Update On Starbucks’ Former Digs At 112 Montague Street

The Brooklyn Eagle reported over the holiday weekend on the progress, or lack thereof, in renting out the former Starbucks space at 112 Montague Street. The chain moved to 134 Montague Street over a year ago. The paper reports it’s been slow going and as a BHB commenter noted when we reported on the spot’s […]

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Massive Lease Sign At 112 Montague Street: Gone, Gone, Gone

Word is Landmarks didn’t take kindly to broker Massey Knakal’s massive second-floor banner peddling the commercial space at 112 Montague Street (which BHB shared on March 14). That baby is now a whisper in the wind. Comments in our post confirmed that with regulations limiting the size of commercial signage, the Brooklyn Heights Association contacted […]

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Broker Gets (Really) Serious About Leasing 112 Montague Street

The previous locale of Starbucks at 112 Montague Street has now sat without a commercial tenant since May 2012—soon approaching a year. The coffee shop originally vacated the premises in May 2012 because of roof leaks and plumbing issues, and today, the interior appears in the same condition it was when ‘Bucks moved up the […]

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Getting Serious About Leasing Former Starbucks Space

Despite its prime location in Brooklyn Heights, it appears the former location of Starbucks at 112 Montague Street isn’t going to lease itself by way of osmosis. The coffee store relocated to 134 Montague Street toward the beginning of May, almost six months ago. Over the past week, signage appeared on the locale’s window from […]

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Former Starbucks Locale @ 112 Montague Street: What’s The Deal?

Back in May, we wrote about Montague Street’s “resurrection, revitalization, renaissance or recovery,” pointing to the fact that the retail corridor is healthier than it’s been in three-plus years, with a dozen new businesses opening their doors in the past year or so. In all, Montague has seen the coming of: Custom House, Dellarocco’s on […]

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Montague Starbucks Booking?

Thanks to "lady montague" for pointing out this item from yesterday's Eagle: Brooklyn Eagle: Street Beat: The second item, regarding Starbucks looking to get out of its lease on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights, is a real shocker. As they are known for putting so much effort in demographic and foot traffic research when deciding […]

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