Image previewYoung talent. Everybody wants it. And countless communities across the country have made significant investments to make themselves more appealing as places to live, recognizing the importance of quality of place in drawing talent. But what does the Millennial generation really want in a community and what do they consider the most important criteria in making that location decision? editor and BusinessClimate contributor Matt Carmichael delves into those questions in a newly released white paper, The Millennial Equation: Does Livability Really Factor Into Attracting Young Talent?

Manufacturing continues its comeback across the country, and the regions leading its revival include many small to medium-sized cities, including those located in surburban areas of larger cities. The industrial centers of the past – New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles – have shed hundreds of thousands of jobs since their heyday, while cities in the Sunbelt, Rustbelt and beyond are picking them up... Read More »

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