Portland, Maine Reverses The Brain Drain

This New England college town continues to develop the winning formula for attracting young professionals working in the 'creative economy'.
September 28, 2004, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"While New England was one of the slowest-growing regions in the US in the 1990s, Portland stood out as an exception. The city was the only metropolis in the region to make the list of the 20 top receivers of young, single, college-educated adults from 1995 to 2000... Urban planners and politicians throughout the region have been hammering out initiatives - from tax incentives to folk festivals - to help attract young professionals."

Thanks to Jim Barrows & College Town Issues

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Published on Tuesday, September 28, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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