However, the paper does highlight the strength of the Creative Class framework in terms of its hold on regional talent management. Past is prologue. I doubt we'll see any new thinking on the subject any time soon.
Of interest to me is the use of Pittsburgh as a successful example of the new urban workplace. If you will, Rust Belt Chic attracts Gen Y talent. Brownfields are redeveloped into greenfields and pose a threat to the now aging suburbs. Opportunities are inward instead of ever outward.