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Guest commentary: Downtown Walmart won't help Green Bay compete against Appleton

7:47 PM, Jun. 2, 2014
Opponents of a Walmart store planned for Broadway in downtown Green Bay hold signs outside an informational open house at the Neville Public Museum.
Opponents of a Walmart store planned for Broadway in downtown Green Bay hold signs outside an informational open house at the Neville Public Museum.
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With its proximity to a burgeoning east-side revitalization and the established Broadway District's powerful draw on the west side, the chance for a blown opportunity exists for all of Green Bay if we don't expand multiple-use development on North Broadway. The game is bigger than the supply needs of a neighborhood and always has been. And make no mistake, it is a competition.

We, as a city, are in competition for residents, resources, developers, talent and visitors. People choose Green Bay or they don't.

Money comes in when people choose us so it makes sense to give ourselves optimal field ...

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