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Is The Chicago O'Hare Corridor Ready for Takeoff?

Photo courtesy of Ken Lund/Flickr People—particularly millennials—are a mercurial lot. They'll tell you that living and working in an urban setting is now en vogue—until it's not en vogue anymore. They'll switch their allegiances to the suburbs or exurbs, where the air is fresher and the mind can function more clearly. So what's the trend these days? Is it the city—or green acres? Companies are indeed moving into the urban setting in metro areas like Chicago, Philly, Houston and New York. And, their employees are not only on board with the migration, but they take it one step further: The employees opt to double down: work but also live in the metro area. And find their recreational outlets there too, all within a cohesive triumvirate defined by live-work-play. One linchpin to drive this plan is, well, not having the need to drive. Thanks to a multitude of transportation options in…Log In to Read Full Article

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