Meanwhile business reporter Richard Barron looks back on 2013:
For the Triad’s economy, 2013 was a year of dreaming big — and sometimes coming up empty.
We looked to the skies for salvation and found none.
We launched a mix of megasites.
We kicked off plans for Guilford County’s “Project Haystack,” which could turn the 600-acre prison farm into a 2,000-acre park for data centers and manufacturers.
We kept up our spirits with the small blessings — lower unemployment and higher home sale numbers.
And we saw signs of life when long-dormant developers made plans for hotels and apartments.
As they say in sports, 2013 was a rebuilding year.
Question —-especially regarding ‘Project Haystack’— who is this ‘we’ Barron writes about?
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