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on December 18, 2015 in World News

Toyota’s Real Reason for Moving 3,000 Jobs from California

Affordable Texas Housing by Bob Price Affordable Texas housing played a key role in Toyota’s 2014 decision to move 3,000 jobs from California to Texas. The housing issue was seen by employees as a big factor in their willingness to relocate from Torrance, California, to Plano, Texas. “It was really about affordable housing. That’s what started the conversation, Albert Niemi, Jr., dean of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University (SMU) told the Dallas Business Journal. Niemi said Toyota held focus groups with employees and they said “We’re willing to move. We just want to live the American Dream.” A… View Article

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