What do you want to see inside one of Hyattsville's most iconic buildings?
This one's for the comment section, Hyattsville. What do want to see inside the TESST building now that it's been bought by Streetsense? The Bethesda-based real estate development company is known in Hyattsville for its work developing and marketing the retail spaces at EYA Arts District Hyattsville commercial center which now houses Busboys and Poets, Spice 6, Chipolte and Big Bad Woof, among others. So, before we begin the discussion, here's a quick fact sheet about the property. Address Marc Ratner, CEO of Streetsense, told Patch that he thought the TESST building was ideally suited to retail and offices, but he was open to any serious offers to rent the space. What do you think should go inside the TESST building?
Streetsense hopes to rent building space to commercial, office tenants.
The iconic but currently vacant TESST building in downtown Hyattsville could see new life in the near future. Streetsense, the Bethesda-based real-estate planning and development firm has recently acquired the property and plans on eventually renting it out to commercial tenants. According to Marc Ratner, CEO of Streetsense, Hyattsville's downtown Route 1 corridor is fertile ground for redevelopment. Recent work to renovate existing city parking lots, expand on-street parking, and plans to construct a new parking facility along Route 1 are attracting attention among developers. "All of those things are very positive in terms of spurring additional development," said Ratner in an interview. "We remain extremely interested in wanting to …