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Maral Abkarian/Special to The Gazette
Nearly 20 businesses in Gaithersburg’s Kentlands development have closed in recent months. “The Kentlands retail core is not suffering disproportionately more than any other area,” said Assistant City Manager Tony Tomasello. “It is jarring to go through a Market Square or Kentlands Square and see lingering vacancies, but that’s going on throughout the city. … There’s vacancy in every center in town.”