Skip to comments.Companies Say Goodbye to the 'Burbs
Posted on 12/06/2013 2:37:32 PM PST by qaz123
When Motorola Mobility lined up a Silicon Valley candidate a few months ago for a VP-level role, the phone maker was hopeful he'd accept. After all, the company offered the chance to develop products at a subsidiary of Google Inc.
The engineer declined. His reason: the prospect of relocating to Libertyville, Ill., about 35 miles from downtown Chicago, said Scott Sullivan, Motorola's head of human resources.
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When all those young, energetic, entitlement deserving, hipsters have a kid or two, be the victim of violent crime, or get tired of the taxes required to live in a big city, get tired of the homeless and the activist
they will move.
The suburb of Irving TX... home to...
Several large businesses have headquarters in Irving, including Archon Group, Chuck E. Cheese’s, Commercial Metals, ExxonMobil, Gruma,, H.D. Vest, Old HB, Kimberly-Clark, La Quinta Inns and Suites, Michaels Stores, Omni Hotels, Southern Star Concrete, Inc.,, Stellar, a global contact center provider, Xero Hour, Zale Corporation, Fluor Corporation, NCH Corporation,, Schnee-Morehead Inc, and LXI Enterprise Storage.. Freedom Airlines, a regional airline and Mesa Air Group subsidiary, is headquartered in Irving. An Online Trading Academy office and center operates in Irving.
The headquarters of Nokia America and NEC Corporation of America are located in Irving. The American headquarters of BlackBerry is located in Irving.
That’s fine by me.
I can only envision how much better Irving -- and all of Texas -- would be if the criminal invaders were sent back to Mexico. That suburb is now only 64% white and that number continues to decline as the debris of the third world continues to pour in. We're long past overdue for Operation Wetback version 2.0. It worked wonders in the 1950s, ridding America of millions of these criminals:
This is a major shift in location, not just for the hipsters; but for many others. We are in our early 60s and never again want a car centric transportation lifestyle. That means you, SunCity.
Walk ability is key.
Suburban company campuses are going the way of big shopping malls. High vacancy.
The areas away from AYL are really quite nice
Still a few nice enclaves in Irving/Las Colinas that are very respectable but they're getting squeezed.
Smells like BS to me
And Las Colinas has a ton more.
Las Colinas is part of Irving, technically
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