Might be time for tough love for developers

Some people, including a number of our city’s councillors, believe in “letting the market decide” what kinds of development goes where. I think that most people mean we ought to let consumer needs and desires dictate where various retail goes, that potential home-buyers and renters should decide where residential properties go, and so on. The unfortunate reality is that almost all of those decisions are made according to one market: the real estate market.

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