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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.
According to the developer, this improvement is expected to be well received both by the potential buyers in the immediate area and the ground-floor retailers.
The premises at No241 comprise a ground-floor lock-up shop with a newly fitted front and door, while upstairs there is a one-bedroom flat with independent access via a shared rear yard.
The Admiral and The Bay View, scheduled for occupancy during 2006, include a total of 164 luxury condominiums and townhomes, underground parking, 8,600 s/f of ground-floor retail space, and a 6,000 s/f health club.
The childcare and learning center signed a 15-year lease for 23,593 s/f in the building, where asking rents are $32 psf for the second floor and $125 psf for the ground-floor space
Sugar Ray Properties purchased 1,600 square feet of ground-floor space and 1,200 of basement space in the building.
The fashion designer and retailer acquired the nine-unit residential building, which includes 1,500 square feet of ground-floor retail space, for an undisclosed amount.