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San Ramon City Council set to discuss retail strategy plan

Original post made on May 8, 2018

The San Ramon retail strategy plan is intended to address the identified opportunities and constraints for retailers in the city, if approved it will help guide the cities retail industry towards increased economic opportunities.

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Posted by KL
a resident of San Ramon
on May 8, 2018 at 10:07 am

I woukd like to know what the plan is to get some restaurants back in our city? We've lost big ones: Max's, Chili's, Chevy's, Applebees and Giuseppe's. The Max's building has sat empty for almost 4.5 years now. Chevy's and Giuseppe's building also still sit empty.
I know the new City Center will have some restaurants but options to eat elsewhere in our city would be nice. I love living here but it would be nice to have more eating options like we once had.

Posted by Steve
a resident of San Ramon
on May 8, 2018 at 11:24 am

Those lost restaurants were all victims of corporate decisions or disputes/rent increases with landlords. The city plays no part in landlord tenant issues.

Posted by Danielle
a resident of San Ramon
on May 8, 2018 at 1:36 pm

Unfortunately less restaurant options are still a reflection of the city and us residents are still lacking options. I'm sure the city rather have people eating here, not in surrounding cities that might have more options.

Posted by Tony B.
a resident of Danville
on May 10, 2018 at 12:12 pm

A valid point regarding the former Max's Restaurant location, now vacant for almost 4.5 to 5 years. However, I have noticed some signs of life in the past week, in the form of construction fencing and a contractor's mobile office structure. Does anyone know if the project will be a retail entity, or a new restaurant?

Posted by Ralph
a resident of San Ramon
on May 14, 2018 at 8:12 am

It will be an Ulta beauty store.

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