Paris is a city that has come to be defined by its streetscape, with storefronts playing a big role in the city’s layout. However, with stores constantly being ousted by newer competition, the scene is changing quite quickly. Public-private company Semaest works on revitalizing neighborhoods in decline and restoring districts by looking after and developing prime ground-floor real estate. By utilizing innovative store layouts and architectural space, they have been able to protect small businesses and revive the Paris streetscape. To find out more about this trend, head on over to bettery magazine.

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