Commentary

Phoenix out-builds Atlanta

A spurt of buying this year has made metropolitan Phoenix the nation’s top home-building market for the first time. The Valley eked past Atlanta for building permits for the first eight months of 2004. Georgia’s capital city has led the country for housing construction since 1990. Here’s the story.

Ted Balaker is an award-winning filmmaker, journalist, and founding partner of Korchula Productions, a film and new media production company devoted to making important ideas entertaining.