Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett Wants To Help Businesses Affected By Condo Collapse Tragedy – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Josh Marcus is the owner of Josh’s Deli and his business, along with others along Harding Avenue, lost all the foot traffic and customers when the street was closed shortly after the Champlain Towers South collapsed in Surfside.

“The business itself stopped, it just stopped, they stopped the street, and there’s no traffic,” said Marcus.

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The streets were closed for first responders and other emergency personnel.

“Less hours, less tips and that goes for every one of the streets and it’s not just owners in and other things. It’s the servers, dishwashers, food runners, all their financial situation have been impacted so a lot of people need help,” said Marcus.

The Mayor of Surfside Charles Burkett said he recognizes the problem and is trying to help.

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