Census figures show smaller drop in young urban residents than previous years, but many still leaving for cheaper housing, better schools
Large U.S. cities lost tens of thousands of millennial and younger Gen X residents last year, according to Census figures that offer fresh signs of cooling urban growth.
Cities with more than a half million people collectively lost almost 27,000 residents age 25 to 39 in 2018, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of the figures. It was the fourth consecutive year that big cities saw this population of young adults shrink. New York, Chicago, Houston, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Washington and Portland, Ore., were among those that lost large numbers of residents in this age group.
Understanding and reducing the potential risks of a generational location project involving very large land parcels and investment.
If your industry is aerospace or defense, finding locations for new or expanded facilities is becoming an ever-critical aspect of your business. Not surprisingly, economic development organizations (EDOs) are eager to do busines...Continue Reading
Smarter capital expenditure management can save large industrial companies up to 25 percent on every project.
An American manufacturing company had begun to build multiple state-of-the-art factories. Initially, analysts estimated that capital expenditures (capex) would reach $3 billion, and the project would take three years to complete, but even before ground ha...Continue Reading
Manufacturing is a dynamic industry, and it’s crucial to the strength of our economic well-being. In recognition of the industry and over 8,400 manufacturers making a wide range of products, Governor Tim Walz has proclaimed Oct. 1-7, 2019 as Minnesota Manufacturing Week.
You can read the proclamation here.
During the week – and throughout the mont...Continue Reading