Part of the 2021 State of Downtown Pittsburgh: Reforge Edition, presented by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership.
The pandemic completely changed how retailers and restaurateurs needed to operate over the past year in order to survive. Downtown’s shopping and dining scene are what create a vibrant street life experience in the urban core. Learn about what lies ahead for the retail and restaurant industry and what lessons learned from the pandemic will be here to stay to sustain and even grow these sectors moving forward.
Moderated by Herky Pollock, Executive Vice President & Northeast Director Retailer Services Group, CBRE, Inc.
- Lisa Slesinger, Owner, Larrimor’s
- Dana Telsey, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Research Officer, Telsey Advisory Group
- Larisa Ortiz, Managing Director of Public and Non-Profit Solutions, Streetsense
- Tolga Sevdik, Co-owner and Chief Operating Officer, Richard DeShantz Restaurant Group