I had the identical experience with my previous employer.mike gurnee said:My previous city just bent over backwards to assist in a new WalMart location. They are leveling a mountain similar to the posted pic. They were probably justified, in that a super Wal Mart was going somewhere in the area, so why not in your taxing jurisdiction? If you know you are going to lose, why not at least get something out of it?
[cynic mode]Huston said:Doesn’t this picture make anybody sad? Does everyone just look at it and see daily work and routine?
Is it a success just because it satisfies an immediate ‘want’? What about long-term successes, and consequences?
And the name of the big box is not important here. Rather the method of development.