Times & Trends: Fueling a Perfect Storm for Expansion

Times & Trends: Fueling a Perfect Storm for Expansion

Billions of dollars worth of construction is now underway in many of the nation’s port cities as they dredge their harbors, retrofit their piers, and install bigger cranes to welcome the newest container ships, which are much larger than any vessels now sailing.

When you look at the growth numbers for cities like Boston, New York, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Raleigh, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., you realize just how fast they are growing compared to other U.S. cities.

These cities aren’t growing fast just because they happen to be among the biggest in the United States when measured by growth in population or GDP. From what I have seen in my research for

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