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Building Better Budgets: A National Examination of the Fiscal Benefits of Smart Growth Development

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Date Published: May 2013

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This report surveys 17 studies that compare different development scenarios, including a brand-new study of Nashville-Davidson County, TN, commissioned specifically for this report. The report looks at the costs associated with smart growth development and conventional suburban development, as well as both strategies’ revenue potential.

Keywords: Communications; economic development; case study; fiscal; report; smart growth; budget

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  • Smart Growth America
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