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Old 12-01-2010, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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The latest release from the esteemed "Brookings Institute" has been released ... and WoW, what a true 'eye opener' it is ..

This fact finding data regarding the economic recovery of 150 cities all over the world, including the top 50 in America are extremely interesting
http://www.cleveland.com/business/in...covery_ra.html

Cleveland has achieved an outstanding rank of '10th' amongst the TOP 50 CITIES IN AMERICA for its "economic recovery and strength", quite an amazing and well received fact in my city. Here are the findings for CLE ...

http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/Fil.../Cleveland.pdf

According to these studies, Cleveland is staging a much stronger economic recovery than the vast majority of other large U.S. cities ... 'besting' and outperforming the likes of other noteworthy cities and 'boomtowns' such as: Atlanta, Charlotte, Sacramento, Seattle, Indianapolis, St. Louis, Denver, Phoenix and Los Angeles.
Cleveland has also achieved a very respectable rank of 49th globally amongst 150 cities all over the world.

See how Cleveland has made huge economic strides on a global level with these rankings that also included 150 other cities ...

Global rankings for CLEVELAND out of 150 international cities

1993 to 2007 ( Pre- Recession ) - Ranked 135
2007 to 2009 ( Recession ) Ranked 131
2009 to 2010 ( Post Recession ) - Ranked 49


How well has your city performed in this latest scientific study? Please check the status via the accompanying link here ...

http://media.cleveland.com/business_...r%20Report.pdf

Last edited by JohnDBaumgardner; 12-01-2010 at 07:47 PM..

 
Old 12-01-2010, 06:51 PM
 
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since when is baltimore considered a "boomtown"? is this 1875 or something?
 
Old 12-02-2010, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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Originally Posted by slengel View Post
since when is baltimore considered a "boomtown"? is this 1875 or something?
LOL.really!
Actually this should be
"lets talk about Cleveland thread...It's GRREEAAATTT!!!"
But I'll bite.Atlanta is damn near last ,but what do you expect after 40 + years of solid growth?
Atlanta will take longer than most come back .The fact that it has been a draw for way too many people, more than the market could employ.Housing will take a awhile to absorb oversupply,but the less demand will keep Atlanta more competitive as the prices are tumbeling,people are still coming,but much less.In the long term this is good for Atlanta.

The thing that will bring Atlanta out as most economist almost unanimously agree,is the Atlanta is highly diversified economy.Its almost last in the U.S. but its just needs this time at the moment to slow down and regroup.Atlanta pretty much was the symbol of what our country was doing wrong and right.If Atlanta cannot get it together with all its resources,then I do fear for the whole country
 
Old 12-03-2010, 04:46 AM
 
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A thread on this topic already exists:

Metro Areas and Their Recovery from the Great Recession
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