Opinion | Supercars not a winning solution for city

By Griff Foley
December 26 2016 - 4:30pm

In a globalised economy, cities compete with one another for income generating opportunities. In this environment, cities both look for a competitive edge and they market themselves. Many medium-sized cities that have lost industries like steel and shipbuilding try to find a new niche in one or more of knowledge industries, tourism, the arts and entertainment, events and conferences, and real estate development. Local government and business form partnerships to sell the city as an attractive place to live and work or visit.

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