Working for Smart Growth:
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Archive for September, 2000

Suburbs Slipping into Hole of Urban Decline

Friday, September 22nd, 2000

Suburban Distress

Urban distress is beginning to seep into the suburbs and small towns that border New Jersey’s major cities. Many of these communities have fallen behind the state pace in three important measures: change in per capita income, change in residential value and change in their share of regional employment.
In north Jersey, they include Newark […]

Lessons from a Poster Child

Friday, September 1st, 2000

Merrill Lynch and Hopewell Township

The first phase of a new Merrill Lynch office complex is scheduled to open in October in rural Hopewell Township. The 1-million square feet of new buildings is equivalent in size to 10 Home Depot stores.
The newly opened campus will draw 3,500 employees a day, or nearly a quarter […]

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