Category: Economic Development

City versus Town

Dan Weaver poses the strategic question to development: Editorial – Is the Sale of the City of Amsterdam’s Water to the Towns Contributing to the City’s Decline? Although I’ve hit upon this before (here and here), let me answer the question again– the answer is ‘Mostly...

Outside

I harp a lot on strategies and ideologies that are wrongheaded, misguided and numerous other pejoratives in terms of how we perceive and position the city. Let me switch gears here to emphasize the flip point — what should we do to position, differentiate and...

Chalmers: Now What?

I happened to catch Mayor Thane on the local airwaves this AM and as fate would have it, the topic turned to Chalmers. Paraphrasing here but the demolitionist-par-excellence host gushed something to the effect of: “Congratulations Mayor, Chalmers looks great!” What followed from Mayor Thane...