Saving The Inner City Will Save The City

Milwaukee business and civic leaders announce a new economic development initiative focused on the inner city.
September 16, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The inner city has four assets that are key to metro economic development: a strategic central location that can lower transportation costs for industry, available land for expansion, a potential work force for a region that sometimes must import laborers, and an under-served market of consumers... Rather than seeing inner-city development as an issue of equity where government must reduce poverty, Porter said, it should be viewed as a business opportunity where the private sector takes the lead."

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Published on Monday, September 15, 2003 in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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