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Salon Circa closing at current location

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66 PRINCE WILLIAM STREET, SAINT JOHN

The Prince William Street storefront which is well known to locals as the upscale hair & esthetics salon “Salon Circa” has announced it is closing at this location.

Owner Donnie Coholan posted the following public statement on Facebook this morning “To our dear clients and friends….after (20 plus) years of service, we at Salon Circa have collectively decided to end our joyous run and go separate ways! As sad as we are to do this, we are going to keep our business uptown and close to one another…”

The 1,775 square foot salon with embossed ceiling and exposed brick is available for lease.

For more information on Leasing this space click HERE

Uptown Saint John Inc. Announces Move

17 Canterbury Street, Saint John, New Brunswick

leased 17 canterburyUptown Saint John Inc. (the official voice of more than 650 business and property owners operating in Uptown’s 20-block Business Improvement Area) recently announced that they are moving from their current location on the 2nd floor of 40 King Street to street level office space at 17 Canterbury Street.

According to their Executive Director, Nancy Tissington, “The USJI board and I felt that the street level suite put us at an easy access for all of our businesses we represent. Hosting networking opportunities and offering up space for our business and committee meetings was ideal. Many BIAs are moving towards this model of street presence and it’s proving to be more engaging and a visible advantage while representing the business district. We will lead by example…from cleanliness in front of our street level space to providing drop in discussions celebrating successes and providing assistance with urban core challenges.”

Uptown Saint John Inc. is really excited about this move and who can blame them? This block of Canterbury is really taking off with all that’s happening right across the street with Historica’s Canterbury Car Park Project. The visibility that this storefront space will provide is a huge benefit to them. They are a perfect fit for Centerbeam Place and I’ve heard rumours that they plan to take advantage of Centerbeam’s courtyard for future uptown activities. Can’t wait!

Sneak a peek at what’s inside…

I hate to see empty storefronts uptown! This is genius!

Trompe-l’œil technique used very cleverly!

“A lifelike poster of a thriving butcher shop covers windows and a door at an empty shop in Belcoo, Northern Ireland.”

Click here to read a summary of the story

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Credit: Peter Morrison/Associated Press