The Dayton Daily News is the place for complete coverage. These cities, including places like Dayton, Youngstown, and Toledo, are often struggling.
Authored by Aaron Renn, The Urban State of Mind: Meditations on the City is the first Urbanophile e-book, featuring provocative essays on the key issues facing our cities, including innovation, talent attraction and brain drain, global soft power, sustainability, economic development, and localism. Subscribe to NG Articles Get new posts by :. Like Dayton, our region remains a corporate cherry-picker's fantasy.
Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism's yearlong study of the future of suburban development. It's Dayton. The lessons of Dayton and NCR are not being lost on people locally and around the state at least.
The Atlanta Business Chronicle had an interesting take on the NCR movewith one anonymous source attributing it to talent issues with Dayton. In trying to understand the meaning of it all, we should reflect on the somber and lonely sentiments of a Dayton Daily News editorial that noted Wednesday that the city is now on its own. These cities have special challenges and I won't profess to have answers for them.
When Ohio cities lose storied corporate birthrights to the likes of Beijing, Calcutta, or even the green fields of Ohio suburbia, I understand potentially insurmountable market forces at work. Census Offers Portrait of America in Transition. This post originally appeared at The Urbanophile.
It's like a larger version of what I've long said about the Hoosier State, that there can't be a long term prosperous Indianapolis without a prosperous Indiana. This is bad news not just for Dayton, but for the state of Ohio and the entire Midwest.
Learn more about this title and Joel's other books. Powered by. There was terrible news for Dayton this week as the city's last Fortune company, NCR, founded locally inannounced it was moving its headquarters to Atlanta.
If any city in the Midwest can claim to be a winner in a the knowledge economy, it has to be the home of U of M, the best public university in the Midwest. More from this author The White City.
This reputation creates formidable brand headwinds in trying to attract the talent needed to compete in the 21st century. It has, for example, a collective reputation as the Rust Belt that probably only Chicago is able to overcome. Find out more. Loyal readers know that I've been skeptical of cross-regional collaboration as a panacea though I've also written some positive things about it.
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Books Authored by Aaron Renn, The Urban State of Mind: Meditations on the City is the first Urbanophile e-book, featuring provocative essays on the key issues facing our cities, including innovation, talent attraction and brain drain, global soft power, sustainability, economic development, and localism. Well, the problem extends well beyond Dayton.
But my town is way cooler than Dayton. Not only do we continue to bleed off population and shutter what is left of our industrial base, we continue to act in a predictable political fashion that hastens our day of reckoning. But according to an article in the Journal"Despite Ann Dating Ann Arbor ncr educated work force, employers here find Michigan's reputation as a failing manufacturing economy can deter potential hires from moving to the state.
But when we continue to lose to the likes of Georgia, I only recognize underperforming leadership and a criminal failure to anticipate market realities. Even the best regional performers will be fighting horrible brand headwinds as long as the region in which they are embedded continues to fail.
What Is a Global City? Local blog Dayton Most Metro asks, " Are we ready to wake up yet? Soon there will be nothing left to govern in Cuyahoga County. Featured Content. Closer to home, Cuyahoga County continues to inch closer to its civic funeral. However, there are clearly issues that affect the Midwest as a whole.
The inability of Cuyahoga County officials to agree on government reform tells the world that Northeast Ohio continues to be no place to do business. Firstly, it illustrates the plight of the smaller cities of the Midwest, the ones below one million in metro area population that I usually don't write much about. Consider Ann Arbor. Secondly, this is further damage to the economic reputation of the Midwest as a whole.