Visions for Vacancies in Barnstable: Festival at Hyannis Shopping Plaza

The last open space in this plaza, what do you think should go in?

Our new Visions for Vacancies feature is where we find a place where you can weigh in with your ideas about what kind of businesses you’d like to see occupying empty storefronts around town.

Each week, we’ll highlight a vacant building, storefront or structure around town. And we’ll leave it you, the Barnstable community, to sound off on what you’d like to see there before any plans go before town boards.

This week we’re taking a look at the Festival Plaza in Hyannis on Route 132. There seems to be a lot of empty space. 

But what would you like to behind those brick and glass walls? The area has several places to grab a bite and assorted retail offerings, but maybe you have an idea of what would compliment existing businesses or fill a void of what’s lacking in this shopping plaza.

So, if you had your way—and, for the purpose of this discussion, let’s try not to focus too much on zoning restrictions—what would be your vision for this vacancy? Let us know what you think in the comment section below.

Jennifer Simckowitz (Editor) April 04, 2012 at 01:18 PM
I'd love to see a true NY style deli with fresh breads, homemade salads, bagels, pickles, etc. I haven't found one on Cape yet!


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