The Robert Charles Lesser study states that “70 percent do not believe they have to move to the suburbs once they have kids.” And “only half are confident they will need a single-family home once they have kids.”
This is perhaps one reason that APS is building a new school on the east side. I really need to spend more attention on our schools... any readers want to write a guest post or two? Any young parents?
I enjoyed the article a lot, but this nugget struck me as odd:
Gen Y’s favorite neighborhood amenity is a library, followed by restaurant or cafe, a main street village, a recycling center and a fitness center, the Robert Charles Lesser study says.
A library first? Seriously? You are talking about a generation that gets everything online, and all the rest of your marketing information tells you that this:
“This is a generation that has always known a computer,” said Uri Vaknin, vice president of business development at the Marketing Directors, a condo sales company. “They want these programmed lives.”
A library is an important feature? Who knew.