For: Sarasota Commercial Realtors
RE: Commercial Real Estate and Modern Roundabouts
A prominent Sarasota commercial realtor was heard to say a client has never brought up a roundabout in considering a Sarasota property location.
The US41 North Trail MultiModal Corridor from 14th Street thru University Parkway has been awarded priority funding by the Sarasota Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization and is now in FDOT planning.
A Roundabout’s Primary Commercial Benefits:
- 1. Easier Safer Customer Access to and from businesses.
- 2. Businesses More Noticeable — Slower traffic makes signage & frontage more visible.
- 3. Shorter Safer Crossing Distances for walker and biker access.
- 4. Improved Customer Comfort with landscaped centers, slowed movement, less noise.
Proof Business Will Be Better after Roundabouts:
- Glens Falls NY merchants opinion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLMMGclhbEY
- Bird Rock Roundabout Stimulates Business http://tinyurl.com/kt36mzu & http://goo.gl/maps/WDRw3 “Businesses thrived: Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, a local business located on La Jolla Blvd, went from doing an average of 275 transactions per day to 320-350 per day.”
- Land near Music Row Roundabout selling for $17.6M http://tinyurl.com/l5ovu5c
- Business Benefit Green Bay WI brochure http://tinyurl.com/mym7f2r. &. http://goo.gl/maps/grYaO
- Wal-MartSuperCenter arrival in Monona, MN, http://tinyurl.com/kr5mxyl page 5. & http://goo.gl/maps/wpZD0. “roundabout for smoother/safer access and exit”
- Golden CO. http://tinyurl.com/mgs5nke report.& http://goo.gl/maps/3l268. “retail strip experienced 60% increase in sales after opening series of four modern roundabouts”
- Good Traffic Flow = Good Business. http://mtjengineering.com/news/86
- Carmel, IN http://tinyurl.com/my8qabz “safe and environmentally-friendly roundabouts have helped facilitate our community’s business growth” – Mo Merhoff, President Carmel Chamber of Commerce.
Some USA Roundabout Corridors Accessing Businesses:
§ Benderson’s University Prkwy Town Center. http://goo.gl/maps/tWwF
§ Prairie Star Parkway, Lenexa, KS, http://g.co/maps/xuz9
§ Banks Street etc., Jackson, MS http://g.co/maps/9jbk
§ County Road, Mt. Horab, WI http://g.co/maps/j8s5
§ Rocky Mountain/McWhinney, Loveland, CO http://g.co/maps/n8rn
Example: Restaurants like being at or near Roundabouts.
- The Roundabout Diner and Lounge Portsmouth, NH firstname.lastname@example.org 580 U.S. 1 Bypass, http://www.roundaboutdiner.com/“located on the Portsmouth Traffic Circle”
- The Roundabout Bar & Grill Gainesville, FL http://goo.gl/maps/h133G 2725 SW 91st Street, www.theroundaboutbarandgrill.com
- The Hideway, Sedona, AZ http://goo.gl/maps/VLPOy “Go through the roundabouts, continue on Highway 179 to Sedona. On entering Sedona, turn Left at the roundabout to continue onto Highway 179. Go just 0.1 miles”
- Roundabout Bar & Grill, Racine, WI http://www.roundaboutracine.com/
- Saints Avenue Café Bowling Green, MO http://goo.gl/maps/9OsQ0 http://thepeoplestribune.com/?p=12441
- Roundabout Tavern 327 Iberia St, Youngsville, LA, 70592 http://goo.gl/maps/DtDIC
- Patrick’s Roundabout Burger. Bite through a perfectly toasted Kaiser roll, a thick slice of melted mozzarella cheese, some earthy portobello mushrooms, a layer of silky and luscious roasted red peppers and into a juicy, 100 percent beef patty grilled to your liking… choose to add the works: crunchy lettuce, thick tomatoes slices, crisp pickles and large slices of white onions, or leave the burger as is. No matter what, the roundabout will take you back for every game day. Patricks, 1481 Main St., Sarasota…near the Five Points Roundabout.
The four North Trail modern roundabout nodes at MLK, Myrtle, 47th Street, and University Parkway in Sarasota’s US41 Multimodal Corridor are integral to the Economic Revitalization of Sarasota’s US41 and Downtown – a primary objective of the US41 Bayfront Connectivity Plan and the North Trail Redevelopment Partnership. The US41 Momentum Team is dedicated to supporting that objective.
Some clipped and web linked commercial real estate USA roundabout experience as collected at
- http://sarasotaconnectivity.com/usa-links/ .
- https://us41momentum.com/benefits .
~ the US41Momentum team ~