Urban Flight

The Road to Ruin is now almost a required daily reading for me. This post titled “The Fear Factor in America’s Growing Exurbs,” highlights this, citing a NYTimes article. The growth that we are seeing is not isolated to the Central Virginia region; it may feel like it, but it’s not. With the introduction of Ryan Homes in Louisa, I believe that we may see more of these developments. Builders follow the money and the demographics. People don’t move necessarily because the developments offer amenities, but because they can afford to live there – hence, Crozet’s growth.

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