Document Type

Project

Publication Date

Spring 2000

Abstract

This paper studies the retail market base and economic viability of the Central Business District of Bremerton, WA (CBD). It attempts to answer, "Is providing large-scale retail in downtown Bremerton a reasonable goal? If not, what, if anything, can and should be done with the downtown?" The study compares various statistics and qualitative characteristics of Bremerton to those of three other Washington business districts: Olympia CBD, Pro tor of Tacoma, and Kingston. The appendix provides photographs and maps (for general, traffic, and census tract information) helpful in understanding the look and feel of each area. When analyzing each city's statistics and features, it becomes obvious that Bremerton is not the ideal location for a major retail center. As such, the city should explore other possible alternative uses for its downtown survival.

Department

Economics

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Retail trade--Washington (State)--Bremerton; City planning--Washington (State)--Bremerton

Geographic Coverage

Bremerton (Wash.)--Economic conditions

Genre/Form

student projects; term papers

Type

Text

Rights

Copying of this document in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this document for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author’s written permission.

Rights Statement

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Language

English

Format

application/pdf

Included in

Economics Commons

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