Why Generation Y is Causing the Great Migration of the 21st Century


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(April 12, 2012)  What did Gen Y learn from growing up on the cul-de-sacs; that they might want something else.  Nathan Norris at PlaceMakers combines a series of compelling data sources to make the case that Generation Y will anchor the next great urban renaissance.

The news that younger people expect to continue to live “near, closer, smaller” has led to statements like the one recently made by Robert Shiller of the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index that, with our growing shift to renting and city living, suburban home prices may never rebound in our lifetime.

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