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What Do You Want to See Here?: Southampton Shopping Center

What kind of business would go well in the Southampton Center?

The is home to some big sales tax generators.  and bring in lots of business.  The Starbucks always seems to have customers too. 

Southampton Center is also home to a lot of empty storefronts.  moved to First Street, the veterinary clinic is on East Fifth and the Veriszon store is just gone.

Now, has made the move to First Street and Harpin’s is moving soon too.

has made the move from First Street to the Southampton Center and the restaurant seems to be doing fine.

What kind of business would you like to see move into the Southampton Center?  If you are a business owner in Southampton Center, what kind of business would you like to see move in?

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T. Gunter August 25, 2012 at 05:23 AM
I wouldn't mind a great little Vietnamese sandwich shop, or a full service Halal butcher.
Lisa Reynolds August 25, 2012 at 01:35 PM
Zachary's pizza - no brainer
Gayle August 26, 2012 at 04:07 PM
I miss the days when the shopping center had a toy store, music shop, bookstore, shoe store, and a Sprouse-Ritz (a small actually department store) where you could be day-to-day clothes for men, women, and children, as well as material. I didn't have to leave town to buy everything I needed. Now the only "go to" place there is ACE. I don't like the tobacco shop and check cashing stores.... think they contribute to the higher rate of violent crime
Nancy Gilman September 04, 2012 at 09:43 PM
Would like to see a Sweet Tomatoes
Trudi York Gardner November 02, 2012 at 07:54 PM
CHOCOLATE SELLS----- A chocolate product/themed/food cafe that serves (eg) HFS (hot fudge sundaes with the hot fudge as good as the Walnut Creek's San Francisco Creamery's--really outstanding), Different types of hot chocolate drinks a la Oakland and S.F's Bittersweet Cafe. Chocolate cakes, pies, tarts, mousses, souffles, lava cakes, ice cream/ice cream sundaes. For sitdown noshing at cute tables, indoors and out. For late night desserts as well (up to, OMG, 11:00 pm or 12:00 am). Designed also to pull in readers, laptop folks, students but warmer environment than Starbucks. The San Francisco Creamery serves dinner as well as its famed ice cream desserts and it is packed much of the time and appeals to all ages.

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