All posts tagged “phoenix

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Follow the sun and sprawl

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released it’s 2016 city and town population estimates. The press release can be found here. The headline isn’t a new one. Southern cities continue to grow quickly. This is not a new trend. Humans seem to like warm weather and… Read More

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The rise of tech outposts

What happens when wages and real estate prices become too high in a city? Companies start growing in lower cost locations. We’ve all seen this before.  Fred Wilson recently blogged about this “spillover effect”, citing a New York Times article talking about the growth of tech offices… Read More

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Sprawling, but affordable

The Wall Street Journal recently published an interesting article that ties in nicely with two of my recent posts. My post about North American population growth and my post about the San Francisco pro-development group known as BARF. The WSJ article is about the growing divide… Read More