My partner and I own and operate Cafe Brosseau, a coffeehouse in the Three Bridges Neighborhood in North Tacoma. One of the principals (who is a customer of ours) of the new Proctor development suggested that we pursue a space in the retail section of the building for a projected coffeehouse lobby/entrance space.
We met with another principal owner and the leasing company representative recently to discuss going forward with this location. It quickly became clear that this new development is no place for a local coffee house.
The developers are requiring a build-out cost of approximately $200,000 and …