However the independant businesses are a hair salon, beauty product store, and a waxing place. Hardly high profile businesses.
People require such businesses; nothing wrong with any of those. They are as part of healthy, mixed neighbourhood as any business.
It's too bad the podium looks like the 80s, or a mish-mash of contemporary frit glazed balconies with a dull, outdated brick colour, further worsened by red and black accents.