New York City rents are a big part of the city’s fabric.
We’re in the middle of the biggest rental boom in decades.
And the latest trend to hit the market is a new rental cafe called Domuso.
Owner Matt Cogan hopes to open the cafe in the East Village sometime this summer.
Cogan and his girlfriend, Lisa Hsu, recently opened a space in the San Francisco Bay Area for a new rent-based cafe called Espresso Café.
For Cogan, renting out space to a business is part of his plan to bring back some of his hometown roots.
“When I first moved to San Francisco, it was a little bit like, ‘Oh, we’re going to go back to my old hometown,'” Cogan said.
That’s why he’s decided to make the move to the East Side.
As he explained to us, he’s a very active and ambitious guy, and we wanted to bring that energy to the place.
The restaurant, he said, is part business, part lifestyle.
Domuso is expected to open at 11 a.m. on June 1, according to the restaurant’s website.
The location is in the 8th floor of the former H.B. & Jones building on West Broadway.
I want to get people out of their houses and see what this city has to offer,” Cogan told us.
In addition to the café, Domusos cafe and espresso bar will be available at the location.
Domusio will have about 15 seats and will be located at 1630 West Broadway, according the company’s website .
A Facebook page for Domusomos has already gained more than 500 likes.
Cogan plans to have the space open in the next few weeks.
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