I've always had the thought of what would happen if stores didn't close early in Montreal, mainly on the weekends. On one hand, it gives a nice work-life balance, but on the other hand, stores closing at 5 pm in a major city gives it a dead feeling. I've had friends from the states, and also people here who want stores to be opened later on weekends, preferably until 9 pm.
2. Bars being open till 6 am, with the last call being at 5:30 am.
The question is
1. In your opinion: would you want retail/store hours extended until 9 pm on weekends, and would you want bars open until 6 am?
2. Would it benefit the economy, will things stay the same or will it be a boon?
3. Will it have a huge impact on society? or a minimal one?
(Courtesy of The Gazette)
Bon je viens de faire le tour des projets et je n'ai pas vue ce projet le 2950, Boul. St-Martin, Laval / 8 étages en face du Centropolis.
À voir ici:
Photo du rendu par moi sur le site du projet à côté du Palais de justice Provincial.
source de l'info ÉricdeMtl sur SSP
539 Sainte-Catherine Street
This building is situated at the northeast corner of Sainte-Catherine and Aylmer, across the street from The Bay's 640,000 sq. ft. main store.
The property can accommodate a tenant of up to 5,000 sq. ft. on the ground floor, with potential for a mezzanine if required.
The 40 foot facade on Sainte-Catherine Street, ceiling heights above 14 ft., excellent visibility, and the presence of many national retailers in the immediate vicinity create an ideal location for a flagship retail store in downtown Montreal.
The building is undergoing a retrofit with completion expected in spring, 2012.