Smart Growth Expert to Franklin: Move Over, Boomers

Chris Zimmerman

Chris Zimmerman

As millennials overtake other generations in the workforce, the ways cities and communities change are catering more and more to what young adults want – not their boomer parents, and not Generation Xers, either, according to Chris Zimmerman, vice president of economic development at Smart Growth America. Zimmerman said surveys have shown that employers in the 21st century are looking to move to areas where prospective workers live, whereas, in the days of factories, workers moved toward large employers.

Read more