Upping the Anti-

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April 1, 2008 Chain Store Age

If you could choose between having a dump or a casino in your backyard, which would it be?

It didn’t take me but about a half-second to answer “neither,” and I’m feeling pretty comfortable that you’re in agreement. And a whole lot of Americans are with us.

The most recent Saint Index survey of Americans’ attitudes toward development revealed that casinos are now tied with landfills as the most-opposed type of local real estate project. The 2007 report, created by New York City-based Saint Consulting Group with the University of Massachusetts’ Center for Economic and Civic Opinion, polled 1,000 respondents in the third quarter of 2007.

Upping the Anti-

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