Companies Ditch Suburban Office Parks

Suburban areas were once strongholds of corporate campuses and office parks. But there's a shift underway that's drawing companies back to cities.

Kaid Benfield looks at how this trend is playing out across the country.

"Now, just as the tide has turned against large-lot suburban residential subdivisions, corporations are moving back into town (or, as in the case of Dublin, Ohio, doing everything they can to make their suburb more urban in character). The best and the brightest of the rising labor force, it turns out, don't care to live and work in sprawl."

Full Story: Suburban corporate campuses are going out of fashion

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