Reports Category: Trends & Emerging Issues

Corner Market Reality or Myth?

Corner Market Reality or Myth? I love the idea of walking from my front door to pick up a homemade deli sandwich and some local veggies. But the reality is corner markets in older neighborhoods around town offer lottery tickets, cheap alcohol and phone cards. So why does Santa Rosa think higher residential density housing loc...

How long is too long for non conforming uses?

How long is too long for non conforming uses? Losing the ability to operate a business because the operation of that business does not conform to the long-range goals within a General Plan can be a shock. Commercial Real Estate agents understand the importance of finding a tenant quickly for a property owner when the property does not confo...