Posted March 10th, 2013 in Blog by Rick Hill

Industrial DistrictThe remnants of the industrial economy surround the downtowns of numerous major cities.  Tattered urban fabrics consisting of semi-industrial districts and modest housing often form a zone between first ring gentrified neighborhoods and the city core, producing an in-between waste land, lost economies and failed communities. Ironically, while urban revitalization efforts are directed to the showcase blocks of downtowns and hip new restaurants and specialty retail thrive in the historic suburban neighborhood, it is the in between zone that actually has the most potential for true economic development.
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