In the marketplace for where to live, there are lots of places vying for a person’s attention. A few stories down in TheMinotVoice news feed, you’ll read about Mandan building indoor tennis courts to enhance the city’s ‘quality-of-life’. In Tulsa, they were more direct in their approach. They wanted to attract remote workers, and their pitch was simple. Come here and we’ll pay you.
The incentive was $10,000, the goal was to attract 2,000 new residents; 50,000 people applied for the spots. Get the full story from Next City in their weekly podcast.