Martin Melaver of local sustainable development company Melaver, Inc., has an interesting post on the Chelsea Green about balancing business, sustainability and placemaking. An excerpt:
“My hope is that the specific story of Circuit City will serve as something of a morality tale, one that will teach us to rewire the way we think of our communities, the ways in which we attend more to local businesses that need our support, the ways in which we address growth as something more long-term and more deliberate. Perhaps this specific bankruptcy will teach us to re-wire our own circuitry as communities where lasting value is found in more than the latest electronic gadgetry.”
Read the whole thing here.