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Subject:Re: Hot to Trot Places From:"Wing, Michael J" <mjwing -at- INGR -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 29 Apr 1997 08:01:19 -0500
>> Dunno, Bob. I interviewed in the Valley recently, and what with the
>> traffic, wall-to-wall strip centers and malls, I just couldn't live there.
>> Commuting into the Valley was out of the question. Too much growth and
>> overgrowth for my tastes, your milage may vary, of course.
>> steve arrants
>> stevea -at- cnet -dot- com
>Compared to the places listed in the original post (Florida, NC, Boston,
>New York, Chicago, Seattle) Silicon Valley is heaven for writers and others.
>You don't think there are malls and traffic in those places? The weather is
>terrible. I've been to all of them.
>I think we are off-topic here.
>writer -at- sabu -dot- EBay -dot- sun -dot- com
Atlanta has been a hot market for a while. Nashville seems to be the up
and coming city here in the south. Huntsville and Birmingham have been
steady. Huntsville's unemployment rate was at 1.7% earlier this year.
The climate and the cost of living (especially Nashville) are very good.
A 40K salary in Nashville provides the same standard of living as an
80K salary in Silicon valley.
| Michael Wing
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