gentrification

Gentrification & Shark Week

Gentrification & Shark Week

In the summer, news outlets cover “scary stories” related to vacation - fleshing eating bacteria, sharks, electrocuting docks, etc. But they are more rare than we are lead us to believe. This blog focuses on another real problem covered by the media. And similar to many summer stories, the problem is much rarer than it seems.

Fear vs. Fact: Gentrification

Fear vs. Fact: Gentrification

It’s a common thought; we often fear what we do not understand. From Star Trek characters to Marie Curie, it is easy to find quotes about overcoming fears when we better understand something. In conversations around urban life today, there’s a “scary” monster lurking about neighborhoods - gentrification. Today, we’re sharing some research we hope shines a little more light on the anxiety-producing topic.

Urban Renewal, a myth? Cities are good for us.

Urban Renewal, a myth? Cities are good for us.

Supposedly, the millennial generation loves city life. But some in this age group are now close to 40 years old, and millennials with school-age children are making different choices than expected. Education is still a major factor in choosing where to live, and largely that is the suburbs...