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5 Skylines You Won’t Recognize in 5 Years

Downtown revitalization is a national trend impacting hundreds of cities across the U.S. right now, which is wonderful. But in the downtowns of a few special cities, the amount of new development under way and planned is so massive that you will literally not recognize these skylines in just a few short years. Without further adieu, here are 5 skylines that are undergoing … [Read More...]

Times Square, New York, NY (Photo from NYCDOT)

This is How the Government is Supposed to Work

Do you know anyone who claims to be against government and for business?  What most people mean when they say this is that they're against bad government. This type of thinking tends to create an anti-government mentality that portrays any type of … [Read More...]

Austin-San Antonio Mega-Region Map

5 Key Ingredients To Create A Mega-Region

Ingredient #1: Two or more growing metro areas. Ingredient #2: A rapidly growing in-between zone. Ingredient #3: Multiple transportation connections. Ingredient #4: Complementary growth patterns. Ingredient #5: A diversified regional … [Read More...]