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News Update: Declining Home Values in Chinese Suburbs

The prices of suburban homes in the Chinese mega-cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou all fell between 30 and 50 percent from July to September. See chart below: also: Private equity company Blackstone is investing over $1 billion in suburbs across Atlanta, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Minneapolis, Orlando and Tampa. Yet another take on the growing poverty in […]

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News Update: The Aging United States Suburbs

The 2010 U.S. Census shows that suburbia is becoming increasingly older, as 40% of suburban residents in the United States are over 45 years old—up from 34% just a decade ago. The trend is not isolated to the suburbs, however, as city residents over 45 years of age has increased from 31% to 35% in the same time […]

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