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ground floor

the floor of a building level or almost level with the ground

Ground floor

The floor or story of a building at or slightly above grade level; excluding the basement but including all of the construction up to the floor above.

ground floor

The floor of a building which is nearest the surrounding surface of the ground; usually the first floor in the US but sometimes a floor between a basement or cellar and the first floor.
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Pret A Manger took the 2,548 s/f ground-floor retail space.
Cafes and waiting areas fill the central ground-floor space, complete with yet-to-be-installed artwork, with perimeter rooms providing outpatient, therapy and pharmacy facilities.
That will be the site of The Milano Apartments, which will include 196 units and 10,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space.
A dilapidated off-white radiator stood near the middle of each of the two main ground-floor rooms, accompanied in both instances by a meticulous arrangement of thin, irregularly angled wooden batons, suggesting the disarticulated limbs of a supine, three-dimensional matchstick man, as well as a number of shallow metal serving trays, which, like the radiators, had clearly seen better days.
The new Barrington & Wilshire building will include ground-floor retail, commercial office space and modern residential units near existing offices, restaurants and shopping areas.
TYPE: Two-bedroom ground floor apartment RENTAL: PS550 pcm - unfurnished AGENT: Archer Bassett TELEPHONE: 024 7659 2255 The unfurnished ground-floor home has a secure entry phone system, panel heating, double glazing and energy rating C.
4 million adjustable-rate loan for the construction of The Sterling Condominiums, which will be a seven-story, 42,000-square foot building consisting of 21 large residential units, 7,600 square feet ground-floor retail space and 8,000 square feet below-grade parking in Brooklyn.
It's a priceless jewel,'' said special events manager Meghan Muat as she led a tour from the ground-floor theater up to the ballroom on a recent spring day.
5m-high envelope, given the requirement for a double-height room at ground-floor level.
Comprising two ground-floor retail shops and two self-contained flats on the first floor, the premises in College Street are for sale with offers invited based on pounds 240,000 for the freehold interest, subject to the existing tenancies.
four floors high and crosses the central route that passes through its fully enclosed ground-floor lobby.
Their retail services team is targeting local, regional and national retailers for the 27,500 s/f of ground-floor space currently available in Phase 1.