By: Diane Benjamin
Consultants are always wrong. Human behavior can not be predicted, too many decisions are made under unforeseen circumstances. People and government keep wasting money on them anyway. The sports complex consultants will be wrong too, especially if they think people will drive from the far east side to the far west side of town. Remember the Outlet Mall? People on the Interstate didn’t even stop.
Green Top is claiming their consultant was wrong. Duh.
Their first mistake was building new instead of locating in an empty store-front until the business was established. Their second error was putting the store where they did and having no presence from Washington St. The third error was believing people would travel off of Veterans Parkway to buy expensive food. Do they realize the lavish spending at their location made the food even more expensive?
No consultant needed – common sense was however. I wonder if Tari was one of the consultants since he bragged and bragged about the “investment”?
Below is part of an email sent to the “owners”. It’s much longer than what is below, be you can get the idea: