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ground floor

the floor of a building level or almost level with the ground
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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.
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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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While the facility is still in its early stages, there are plans to expand hours and outreach into surrounding counties, said Jenn Daly, development and communications director at The Ground Floor. "Were still in that capacity building and growth time," Daly said.
It is unclear whether the issue over the ground floor cladding would have been raised as an issue even if the completion certificate had been sought at an earlier stage.
* At 820A and 820B Washington Avenue, four-story mixed-use building in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn Fusion, will sell its Brooklyn-themed apparel from a 400 s/f, ground floor retail space with additional mezzanine space.
The ground floor is currently vacant and accessed from private stairway on the sidewalk.
TYPE: Two-bedroom ground floor apartment RENTAL: pounds 925 pcm - furnished AGENT: Shortland Horne TELEPHONE: 024 7661 3000
The great spiralling lamp, lighting the ground floor cafe, is made of copper as are the intricate mesh cupboards of the cloakroom upstairs.
The space is comprised of a 1,250 s/f ground floor and a full basement.
TYPE: Two-bedroom ground floor apartment RENTAL: pounds 525 pcm - optionally furnished AGENT: Archer Bassett TELEPHONE: 024 7659 2255
The architects desired to suffuse the ground floors with light, while upstairs making pools of light among shade.
IDEAL for those who work in the city centre or commute from the nearby railway station, this luxury ground floor apartment is available on a furnished basis.
The space, located between East 1st and 2nd Streets, consists of 3,300 s/f on the ground floor, currently occupied by The Morrison Hotel Gallery, with frontage on both Bowery and Extra Place.