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2018 North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District Vacancy Survey

Hearing increased questions from their membership and the community at large about the health of the North Beach business district, three neighborhood organizations have collaborated to produce an updated commercial survey for the North Beach Neighborhood Commercial District (NBNCD).

Since the NBNCD was established in 1987, this survey has proven to be a useful tool to document changes in the district’s business mix and track vacancy trends. Past surveys also have helped champion legislation affecting the district, including banning chain stores or “formula retail” and halting the loss of ground floor neighborhood-serving stores to banks and offices.

This survey, a joint effort from North Beach Business Association, North Beach Neighbors, and Telegraph Hill Dwellers, found the 2018 vacancy rate to be 10.25% - more than double the rate in 2015.



Working together for a better North Beach.

North Beach Neighbors is open to all. We work with city officials, business leaders, and community advocates to start discussions, collaborate and get things done. NBN advocates forward-thinking solutions, and helps ensure that our neighborhood protects its rich cultural legacy while meeting the challenges of a modern city.


Planning & Housing

From park maintenance to affordable housing, we stay informed and get organized.

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Small Business

Mom and Pop shops are the heart of our community, and we keep our finger on the pulse.

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Complete Streets

We advocate for pleasant and safely navigable streets for all ages and abilities. 

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Rec & Park

Working to make our streets and parks safe, clean, and vibrant spaces.

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Public Safety

Everyone should feel welcome and safe in North Beach, no matter what.

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Farmers Market

The Bay Area's best produce, right in North Beach every Saturday.

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