Metro Atlanta Turns to Slums for Jobs

May 10, 2010  |  

(Atlanta Journal Constitution) — Slums are popping up all over metro Atlanta.  And right behind those declarations are hundreds of jobs – at least 850 new positions already announced for Union City and Marietta, and another 500 expected this summer in Union City.

“No one should be scared that a state law requires us to put in our resolution that we have slums,” said Brian Binzer, Marietta’s director of development services. “It’s just a word, and it brings jobs.”

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