The below post originally ran on September 13th 2010. First to comment below gets the original artwork signed and mailed out to them. If no one comments, I will turn it into a paper airplane and send it sailing out over 5th Avenue.
It’s been a minute since I’ve thrown up one of my crudely-drawn infographs for you guys, but I had some free time this weekend and access to my daughter’s magic markers. I talk a lot about the absurdity of America’s overgrown FIRE sectors (Finance. Insurance. Real. Estate.).
Even post-crisis, we still seem to have an overwhelmingly large emphasis on paper-flipping over building stuff in this country.
I did the below infograph as a quick geographic guide to the “hot spots”…