Destinations

The entrepreneurs changing Madrid’s streets one small business at a time

Excerpt from Monocle

Feb 15, 2013 1:03 am

Skift Take

Spain doesn’t have to be all gloom and doom. If this Monocle report has any real teeth its inspiring that long-unused spaces are being turned in to new opportunities.

— Jason Clampet

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 / Monocle

A screen shot of Monocle's video segment about shop and cafe owners in Madrid, Spain. / Monocle


It’s not all bad news on the streets of Madrid. The economic crisis is stirring a new generation of young, creative entrepreneurs into action – and the city is undergoing a refreshing and very visible transformation as a result. As bold new retail, hospitality and co-working initiatives turn traditional concepts on their head, Monocle sits down with some of the progressive voices leading the charge.

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