The Downtown Bend Business Association announces three new businesses starting up, two relocations and the current occupancy rate for the fourth quarter of 2012. Occupancy remains at 92 percent. The rate is based on the number of leased retail/restaurant spaces in the downtown district.
“Occupancy remains even downtown and we are cautiously optimistic as we move into our slower season, “says DBBA Executive Director Chuck Arnold.
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Two new spaces have been leased this quarter. The space at Franklin & Wall (801 Wall-formerly El Jimador) will become a yet-to-be-named diner with a menu that offers a range of specialties including mussels and fries, fried
chicken, an array of French inspired burgers, salads, small plates and sides. The space on Wall (915 Wall-formerly Amalia’s) has also been leased. Both restaurant spaces will have new concepts open in the first quarter of 2013.