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The Chamber of Commerce Effect

In a city with unused, underused and misused commercial and industrial properties, you would think that the local Chamber of Commerce would make it a priority to work with their membership and local government, which provides intelligent zoning, to deal with such … Continue reading

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“Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a match…”*

Our astute readers ask thought provoking questions and give good answers.  For example, a reader asks:  How can a city get new businesses to takeover vacant properties? Here are some of your suggestions: No property tax for six months. No charge … Continue reading

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