Broaden our Tax Base

We need to fill up our empty storefronts, especially downtown, and we need to find uses for the multitude of underutilized properties. South Street and the East End first come to mind, but the problem is city wide.

Retail as we knew it has changed forever with the rise of online shopping. We need to seek out unique shops, and stores that sell the items that we prefer to buy in person, if we expect to have a vibrant retail economy.