Survey: Public Distrust of Development in U.S., Great Britain and Canada is Rampant

The Saint ReportNews 2007, saintblog0 Comments

August 8, 2007 RE Business Online

By P. Michael Saint, CEO, The Saint Consulting Group

NIMBYism (Not in My Back Yard) has taken off, and public opposition to large-scale development is rampant across the United States, Canada and Great Britain. A recent survey shows remarkably similar opposition to the development of large-scale projects, distrust in local politicians, and fears that the planning process is unfair. According to the survey, conducted by The Saint Consulting Group, the most significant overall finding was that respondents in each country are opposed to further development in their communities.

Survey: Public Distrust of Development in U.S., Great Britain and Canada is Rampant

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