The Daily Herald is reporting, “First you leave the city for a kid, a garage, and a backyard. Then you get a job in an office park — only maybe it’s an office park with yoga and food trucks.
For millennials, the suburbs are the new city, and employers chasing young talent are starting to look at them anew.
For years companies like Twitter, Salesforce, and GE have headed downtown, framing their urban offices as recruiting tools for young talent. After opening a new headquarters in downtown Chicago last year, Motorola Solutions bragged that it got five times the job applicants it had in the suburbs. Suburban landlords like Charles Lamphere kept hearing a common refrain from tenants: “We need to go to the city to get millennials.”…”