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Items Tagged with 'Gentrification'
For years, I have said that Michigan cities, including Grand Rapids, need more gentrification and congestion. As most of you would expect, the pushback is immediate and intense. Most folks think of the negative consequences of both and instinctively recoil at having more of the negatives. Read More
Communities across the United States, both large and small, are undergoing revitalization. Restaurants, cafés and grocery stores are moving into neighborhoods, and new businesses are filling in long-vacant properties. Unemployment rates are at or near all-time lows, and many employers have open positions to fill. While this is good news for the local economy, it also brings a number of challenges for traditionally marginalized communities. As our cities evolve, we must ask ourselves: How do we ensure everyone can benefit from growth? Read More