Top 10 Cities for Economic Upheaval

Forbes releases its first ever list of "America's Fastest-Changing Cities", documenting the cities that have undergone the most drastic economic shifts.

Forbes released their first-ever Top 10 list of "America's Fastest Changing-Cities" which shows the cities experiencing the most economic upheaval. The list was culled from data from www.ZoomProspector.com, BLS, IRS, National Association of Realtors, and the Census Dept. Pat O'Brien, executive director of the Milwaukee 7 is quoted about how his EDO is responding to the changing economy saying, "We focus on driver industries. Those industries that sell goods and services outside of the region, thereby creating new capital investment into the region." The article also contains a slideshow with deeper data on each of the ten cities listed.

Full Story: America's Fastest-Changing Cities

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
Book cover of Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Contemporary Debates in Urban Planning

Featuring thought-provoking commentary and insights from some of the leading thinkers and practitioners in the field.
$18.95
DVD Cover of The Story of Sprawl

The Story of Sprawl

See how America changed shape in this collection of historic films that visually document how sprawl evolved.
$29.99 for 2-DVD SET