Will This New Trend Make Traditional Industrial Space Even Harder To Come By?

From his used car dealership across the street, Rolf Schilter gazed at Grandview Public Market’s gleaming white building with its large mural of tropical leaves and shook his head.

“It’s a nice place but for people from somewhere else; it’s not for the people around here,” said Schilter. “A $15 salad? That’s a little bit expensive for the neighborhood.”

But pricey salads, along with nitro cold brew coffees, poke bowls — not to mention parking headaches — are the vanguard of an industrial revolution taking place in a once-moribund commercial neighborhood in West Palm Beach, just south of the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.

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