Thoughts and opinions about transforming viable and sustainable uptown neighborhoods to places of prosperity and growth.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Economic Development for the People?
Often, it is said in the economic development realm, that the result of economic development planning and programs, is to bring jobs,and enhance the quality of life for residents who are most impacted by such strategies and designs, but has that been really true? Maybe downtown, but what about uptown? Do low-income residents benefit or is it just what they spend leaves the community and does not return? Just thinking.