Video: Why businesses flock to Fraser Street
High rent and foot traffic woes plague the southern section of Main Street
Produced by Agazy Mengesha
Even though Fraser Street and Main Street are only a short distance away, there’s a huge difference in the way they operate, and more importantly, how their businesses function.
During the day there are only a few passersby on Main Street, while there’s always a steady flow of shoppers at businesses on Fraser Street.
The executive director of the South Hill BIA and a Fraser Street business owner both give their opinions on what makes Fraser Street the business hub it is in Vancouver.