The Suburbanization Of Resort Communities

As demand for housing in resort communities explodes, growth spills over into neighboring private lands.
October 8, 2004, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"At resorts across the West, similar development is spilling over from established resorts into once-overlooked neighboring areas to meet the torrid demand for vacation homes and affordable places for workers to live. Some locals welcome the growth and the accompanying new jobs, while others worry about the impact on traffic, housing prices, the environment and their general quality of life. Planning experts say this spillover growth may eventually so congest areas around resorts that they will lose their appeal as getaway destinations."

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Published on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 in Wall St. Journal
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