The White Elephant in the Room: Do food co-ops speed gentrification?

Ran across this article about Seward Co-op’s plans to build a new store in a poor and community of color  neighborhood in Minneapolis. Interesting reading. I thought it might inform the social justice debate in the co-op movement.
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2013/11/06/friendship-co-op-proposal-opportunity-community-or-one-more-white-space