Flyover Metros No More

Happy Holidays fellow travelers. A posting by a local paper in Milwaukee noted a recent study by Apartment List showing the Wisconsin metro as a top destination for the much-desired millennial workforce. There is no doubt that Milwaukee, much like Omaha and other...

Blazing a New Trail

Sharpe Bytes – October 18, 2016 The Bureau of Economic Analysis just released its annual rankings of metros by GDP and the Tampa Bay Metro came in at number 26. It was pointed out by @urbntampabay on Twitter that we rank #18 in population so we are “hitting...

Disruption – It’s All the Rage

Innovation Districts and Technology Hubs are springing up like kudzu on an old picket fence. I started the year with a trip to Silicon Valley, birthplace of modern disruptive technology, and quickly scoured the U.S. – from University City in Philadelphia to the...