Jeffrey Michael Should Blame City And County Leaders, Not Urban Planners

Phillip Reese’s article “Region’s shuttered stores tell a thousand stories” gets an opinion from Jeffrey Michael, director of the Business Forecasting Center at the University of the Pacific, on who to blame for overbuilt commercial space in the Sacramento region.

And you’re wrong. It’s not the fault of urban planners but the city and county leaders who obsessed over sales tax revenue. Urban planners aren’t the decision-makers.


urban planners aren’t decision-makers, instead blame city and county leaders.

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