Tag: development trends
Student Corner: Where are people considering moving to and from?
One important economic development metric practitioners study is interstate residential migration. While there are several indicators practitioners used to project national migration trends this post will focus on two tools that look at migration patterns for residents across the United States. Unde … Continued
Student Corner: Part I: The Start Up and Co-Working Scene in North Carolina
Hearing talk of “angel investors” looking for “unicorn companies” by grown adults sitting in a circle cross-legged on a polished concrete floor might not seem like business as usual, but this new way of doing business is quickly gaining traction. The startup community in North Carolina appears to be … Continued
Student Corner: Millennials Entering the Real Estate Market
It’s not a surprise that real estate developers, in recent years, have begun prioritizing the wants and needs of Millennials. Millennials say that they prioritize walkability, dense urban space, a sense of community, and the ability to frequent a favorite coffee shop. This year, Millennials are proj … Continued
Student Corner: Measuring Sprawl: How do North Carolina metros measure up?
“Sprawl” is a word that comes up frequently in reference to the built environment in North Carolina. But what do we mean when we refer to sprawl? And is sprawl really “worse” here than in other parts of the Southeast, or of the country? A new report from Smart Growth America (SGA), a national non-pr … Continued