Environment: Offices in the Suburbs

Troubled by New York City's prices and pressures, 14 major corporations have moved their office headquarters to nearby suburbs in the past three years. At least ten other companies have announced plans to follow suit. But suburbia is not delighted. Many local governments doubt that increased tax revenues will offset the cost of more schools, police, fire protection and sewage treatment. Residents fear that the whole idea of suburban living may be threatened. As a result, the companies try to soften the impact of their arrival. Two that have succeeded are PepsiCo Inc....

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