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N N M The Two Guns Goat Hill location on Sepulveda has been a staple coffee shop since 2011. It also revitalized the whole area by bringing tons of customers to the strip daily. Their new shop in North Manhattan Beach on Highland Ave. offers a walkable coffee shop to North MB residents, something they’ve never had. It also provides a coffee stop for residents commuting North along Vista Del Mar.

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remains very difficult to penetrate and even more difficult to scale.” Because of this fact, significant retail additions such as grocery stores, banks, and a new and improved 44-acre shopping center are even more noteworthy. Something Manhattan Beach city planners take into consideration when allowing new super-builds is how they will affect the daily lives of the residents. George Apostol - the founder of the real estate investment and advisory firm Watermark and a 25-year Manhattan Beach resident had quite a few things to say about the development of Sepulveda Blvd. in Manhattan Beach. “The Sepulveda Corridor - and even downtown - it’s almost like a giant mall,” Apostol tells me. “The city uses discretion to put certain stores next to each other that would do well. It makes for a healthy tenant mix, which then provides foot traffic

“The city uses discretion to put certain stores next to each other that would do well. It makes for a healthy tenant mix, which then provides foot traffic for everybody.” George Apostol, Watermark

for everybody.” Stan and Natalie Stanisich of Two Guns agree with Apostol, even venturing to say that businesses vie for proximity to Two Guns because it improves their foot traffic. I love talking to them - they’re funny and have great chemistry, they

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always give me free coffee, and they’re from New Zealand, so everything they say sounds marginally better. With three storefronts in three different neighborhoods, Two Guns became the largest private coffee company in Manhattan Beach. Through the years, the Stanisiches have seen growth in their neighbors’ success due to their presence. The Two Guns Goat Hill location on Sepulveda has been a staple since 2011. It also revitalized the whole area by bringing tons of customers to the strip daily. Their new shop in North Manhattan Beach on Highland Ave offers a walkable coffee shop to North MB residents, something they’ve never had. It also provides a coffee stop for residents commuting North along Vista Del Mar. Their newest shop is adjacent to Torrance Memorial Urgent Care on Manhattan Beach Blvd. East of Pacific Avenue and now provides the Tree Section with their own local coffee shop.

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