https://secureservercdn.net/126.96.36.199/be6.064.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/four-reasons-texas-growth.png?time=1631817480 675 1200 Tory Gattis /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Tory Gattis2021-05-11 12:16:382021-05-11 12:19:01Four Drivers of Texas’ Rapid Growth
by Tory Gattis — Four drivers of Texas' rapid growth: a light touch on zoning, high standard of living, and family friendly housing prices in good school districts make for opportunity cities.
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Scott Beyer from the Market Urbanism Report, and Charles Blain and Tory Gattis from the Urban Reform Institute - A Center for Opportunity Urbanism are holding a Houston meetup 6pm this Thursday, May 13th at The Pit Room.
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by Tory Gattis — Going beyond all the usual reasons given for Texas' high growth, here's the technical overlooked one that I think is a big key: Texas does not allow unincorporated counties to regulate land use (i.e. create zoning), which creates pretty much a totally free market in development just outside cities.
https://secureservercdn.net/220.127.116.11/be6.064.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/entrepreneurship-opportunity-barvin-talks-with-charles-blain.png?time=1631817480 675 1200 COU /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png COU2021-02-05 11:00:382021-02-05 11:00:57Entrepreneurship and Opportunity with Eric Barvin
Charles Blain sits down with Eric Barvin to discuss entrepreneurship and opportunity in Texas. Eric identifies the affordability of housing as a key factor in the success of his investment in rental properties.
https://secureservercdn.net/18.104.22.168/be6.064.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Struggling-Neighborhood-Baltimore.jpg?time=1631817480 675 1200 Joel Kotkin /wp-content/uploads/2020/03/URI-logo-claret.png Joel Kotkin2021-01-27 11:47:242021-01-26 17:52:24Woke Politics a Disaster for Minorities
by Joel Kotkin — Will the woke policies of a Biden administration translate to better lives for minorities? History suggests they could be a disaster.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky interview John Russo. John has spent most of his academic career at Youngstown State University in Ohio, and he has spent much time cataloguing the plight of the middle class and working class in the US.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, Jay Garner join hosts Joel and Marshall to explore site selection and how COVID is shifting corporate location strategy.
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Houston ranks 3rd among global cities of the future. The Texan city is a reputable talent hub and offers a welcoming business environment.
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In this episode of the Feudal Future podcast, urban policy expert and noted demographer Wendell Cox joins hosts Joel and Marshall for a conversation on the COVID-19 pandemic, death rates, and public policy.
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On the 7th Feudal Future episode, Mike Shellenberger joins hosts Marshall Toplansky & Joel Kotkin to talk about how environmentalism and housing policies are mismanaged.
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