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By Tory Gattis Houston's changes during the past 30 years have created some challenges, but also is a driver of opportunities that other cities can learn from.
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By Joe Martin... Houston heralds its diversity and affordability as what makes the city great; at a Houston Business Journal event, urbanism experts discussed its best characteristics and how it can improve.
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By Wendell Cox — Rents have risen faster than incomes, but nothing compared to the increase in house prices. Clearly, house prices are too damn high. The huge increase in house prices between 1969 and 2015 is an anomaly that has become extreme.
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By Pete Saunders You may have heard that Detroit is in the midst of a modest but enduring revival in and around its downtown. Residents and businesses are returning to the city...As a former Detroiter I'm excited to see the turnaround.
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By Joel Kotkin The region around Texas Highway 35 is called the Hill Country — it also turns out to be a growth corridor that is expanding more rapidly than any in the nation.
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — When comparing the health of state economies, we usually look at employment and incomes. Another critical indicator worth closer attention is where Americans choose to move, and the places they are leaving.
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By Joel Kotkin and Wendell Cox — Historically, our state has been a beacon to outsiders seeking a mainstream chance...
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By Joel Kotkin — In an election year in which the top likely candidates come from New York, big cities arguably dominate American politics more than at any time since New Deal.
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By Aaron Renn — The Black Lives Matter movement has brought the challenges facing black America to the fore...
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By Joel Kotkin — From 2009-11, Americans seemed to be clustering again in dense cities...
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