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7 Reasons Families Are Moving To The City

7 Reasons Families Are Moving To The City

Choosing where to live is never an easy decision, especially for parents or parents-to-be. After all, there are certainly benefits to rural, suburban and urban life. However, one trend has become apparent over the past few years—urban living is VERY attractive to younger, millennial parents. There are many reasons why today’s parents are moving their families to big cities and urban areas, here are seven of the biggest. #1: More Job Options Nearly every industry offers more jobs in city centers than in outside areas. However, the biggest indicator of job opportunities ...
5 Lessons from the World's Most Sustainable Cities

5 Lessons from the World's Most Sustainable Cities

How do you measure the sustainability of a city? By using three pillars of sustainability: people, planet, and profit. At least, that’s how design and consultancy firm Arcadis and the London-based Centre for Economic and Business Research assessed and ranked the sustainability of cities across the globe to come up with a list of the most successful and sustainable cities in the world. Three Pillars of Sustainability People: Rates quality of life by assessing areas such as health, income equality, work-life balance, dependency ratio, crime, housing and living costs. Planet: Measures ...