April 2011

Found 1 blog entry for April 2011.

USA Today recently ran an article discussing the preference for urban living with the young and educated.  The educated in their 20s-30s are "flocking to live downtown in the USA's largest cities," states USA Today.  Ten years ago, 61% of the young and educated gravitated to urban living; today 94% are more likely to live in these areas. Carol Coletta, head of CEOs for Cities, was quoted in USA Today stating, "This is no longer anecdotal.  Every metro area has good suburbs, but if you don't have a strong downtown and close-in neighborhoods, then you're not offering a choice that many of them are seeking.  Offering that choice is a real competitive advantage for cities."

Dallas-Fort Worth, with a 56% increase in urban living since 2000, ranks 10th out of

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