March 2006
High Country News;3/20/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p13
The article tackles the factors that fueled the boom of real estate projects in United States western towns. According to Spencer Harvick, from University of Colorado's school of architecture, a boomtown takes a combination of factors, and most of them are controlled by outside entities looking for nice investment opportunities. Furthermore, the author tackles the role of tax codes and public relations on real state. He also stressed that real estate is not a sure economic investment in the long or short run.


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