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Business Beat: Changes needed to make Santa Fe truly sustainable

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BRUCE KRASNOW

Business Beat

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2013 9:00 pm | Updated: 10:16 am, Tue Jun 25, 2013.

The politicians and elected officials who slap themselves on the back and talk about Santa Fe being a sustainable community because of curbside recycling or its bus service or the green building code should have been at a recent lunch discussion sponsored by the Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association.

The topic — “The future of housing in Santa Fe” — was innocent enough. But panelists Zane Fisher, Daniel Werwath and Kate Noble also probed the underbelly topic often ignored during campaigns: What legacy will the baby boomers that now lead Santa Fe leave to future generations?

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2 comments:

  • GP Herbert posted at 11:06 am on Thu, Jun 27, 2013.

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  • Pierce Knolls posted at 11:19 am on Wed, Jun 26, 2013.

    Mister Pierce Posts: 1166

    If there were money to be made converting viable commercial space into trendy kitchen-less but flexible network ready hipster lofts and renting/selling them to stylish urban twenty- and thirty-somethings, wouldn't someone already be doing it?

    Santa Fe politicos don't like complicated and new and innovative, they like easy. And sprawl is easy.

     
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