To be designated as Class 1, a Mixed-Use Property must meet the following definitions:

  • * It must consists of first floor commercial space with residential spaces on upper floors
  • * At least 50% of the square footage must be generated by the property’s residential component
  • * Square footage should be 50% commercial in a 2-story building
  • * Square footage should be 33% commercial in a 3-story building
  • * The commercial square footage should be on the first story
  • * The commercial activities should either be office or retail related
  • * The commercial activities shouldn’t affect residents’ health, comfort or safety