Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

The Resilient and the Rest

This piece from <em>Forbes</em> looks at which cities will recover fastest from the recession -- and which ones won't.
July 26, 2009, 5am PDT | Nate Berg
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email Comments

Housing issues and the types of jobs each city's economy supports played a big role in determining which cities would be more resilient than others, according to the study.

"Poised for swift recovery are many Texas cities, such as Austin, San Antonio, Dallas and McAllen. These areas did not see the massive real estate bubble that formed in states like California, Nevada and Florida. The economy is diverse, with heavy growth coming from education and health care in recent years."

Full Story:
Published on Friday, July 24, 2009 in Forbes
Share Tweet LinkedIn Email