Comments on: Should We Still Be Inviting Private Corporations to Redevelop Detroit? http://www.globalsiteplans.com/environmental-design/communityeconomic-development/should-we-still-be-inviting-private-corporations-to-redevelop-detroit/ Branding for Architecture, Engineering, Environmental Non-Profits, Landscape Architecture, & Urban Planning Companies Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:37:28 +0000 hourly 1 By: A. Clifford http://www.globalsiteplans.com/environmental-design/communityeconomic-development/should-we-still-be-inviting-private-corporations-to-redevelop-detroit/comment-page-1/#comment-92222 Sun, 02 Mar 2014 13:57:29 +0000 http://www.globalsiteplans.com/?p=26781#comment-92222 While a Whole Foods store is nice, in the area where I live it is not exactly what one would consider to be a huge draw that are found at other grocery stores in the are so that means less tax revenue, less jobs and less all the way around…It certainly seems that the government could have attracted a much better chain for the cost development and I am certain the huge incentives they had to promise Whole Foods…Almost makes on wonder who could be related to who, in order to get this deal done…LOL…sorry that wasnt right but it certain seems like the city could have done much better and produced many more jobs for that type of money….Sad they just dont get it, until the issues of unskilled workforce and blight are dealt with not may people and companies are going to want to take a chance on their success there….So maybe they need to do some Job Corp type projects and put the people there back to work instead of focusing on bringing in more….Just saying….Love, your articles….Have a wonderful day…

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By: Attracting the Creative Class to Detroit’s Midtown: What About the Non-Creatives? | The GRID | Global Site Plans http://www.globalsiteplans.com/environmental-design/communityeconomic-development/should-we-still-be-inviting-private-corporations-to-redevelop-detroit/comment-page-1/#comment-67191 Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:04:36 +0000 http://www.globalsiteplans.com/?p=26781#comment-67191 […] see hip bakeries and coffee shops that have cropped up in recent years, and you can’t miss the Whole Foods store that opened its doors this […]

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By: Detroit’s Urban Agriculture Ordinance Inspires Changes to Vacant Lots | The GRID | Global Site Plans http://www.globalsiteplans.com/environmental-design/communityeconomic-development/should-we-still-be-inviting-private-corporations-to-redevelop-detroit/comment-page-1/#comment-62701 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:47:03 +0000 http://www.globalsiteplans.com/?p=26781#comment-62701 […] Meanwhile, larger farms are bringing their harvest to farmers markets and even to Detroit’s first Whole Foods store. According to a recent report from the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of […]

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