Report: Building up in Durango better than building out

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Report: Building up in Durango better than building out

Parts of Main Avenue provide model of efficient tax production
Mercado Street in Three Springs is an example of a mixed-use area. Dense commercial development generates far more property tax revenue than sprawling strip malls, a detailed tax analysis of La Plata County by Urban3 shows.
Although Town Plaza is only an alley away from Main Avenue, its tax value per acre is far lower.

Report: Building up in Durango better than building out

Mercado Street in Three Springs is an example of a mixed-use area. Dense commercial development generates far more property tax revenue than sprawling strip malls, a detailed tax analysis of La Plata County by Urban3 shows.
Although Town Plaza is only an alley away from Main Avenue, its tax value per acre is far lower.
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