Everyone knows Atlanta for its wealth of opportunity in terms of jobs, shopping, entertainment and culture. After reading this article, it’s evident that times are changing. Their method of expansion has proven to be non-sustainable and the Great Recession has proven to be a barrier to future growth.
And you know what this means…Charlotte is prepared to take this title. With our urban core development, reasonable housing market and jobs market, expanding rail line, regional universities, Fortune 500 companies and many headquarters, we’ll be the capital of the New South by 2025.
Charlotte chamber of commerce chief Bob Morgan says, “To understand Charlotte, you have to understand our ambition. We have a serious chip on our shoulder. We don’t want to be No. 2 to anybody.” That’s the way Atlanta used to talk.