After robust 12 months, lack of White Rock pier has companies on edge – BC

After tough year, loss of White Rock pier has businesses on edge - BC

Samantha McQuade says the previous two years have been troublesome for Primo’s Mexican Grill, which sits alongside the White Rock strip above the long-lasting pier.

“It has been very making an attempt and I don’t assume any enterprise down right here would let you know any completely different. It has been completely not possible,” she mentioned.

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The devastating storm on Dec. 20 tore aside a piece of the pier and despatched piles of logs and particles alongside the beachfront, closing a lot of the widespread promenade.

The storm adopted a tumultuous 12 months when hovering rents, disruptive building initiatives and a lack of public parking hit native companies onerous.

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A number of are closed up and down the Marine Drive neighborhood.

The White Rock Enterprise Enchancment Affiliation is asking town for some aid.

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White Rock Coun. Helen Fathers confirms the thought of free parking for the winter and the discount or elimination of patio taxes for eating places for 2019 will probably be thought of on at Monday’s council assembly.

Within the meantime, McQuade is hoping the general public will come to the rescue.

“Please come out and assist these companies if you need to see us lasting by means of the summer time,” she mentioned.

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