VIDEO: Retail vacancies rise in San Francisco's Castro District

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
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The robust Bay Area economy is booming for many, but one neighborhood seems to be falling behind as more empty storefronts line the streets of the Castro District.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- According to our partners at Hoodline, there are 53 vacant storefronts in San Francisco's Castro District. Occupancy rates in the neighborhood were 92 percent in 2015. They dropped to 87 percent in 2017.

Interactive map: Castro vacancies 2015:

Explore the interactive map above and watch the video in the player to get more information on the data behind the empty storefronts and where retailers hope to go in the future.

Click here for the extended analysis of this issue in the Castro District.