Some forty theaters are immersed in a sea of light from the theaters' neon signs, each advertising the latest performances; keeping the Broadway myths alive. In the early years, Broadway began as a leader in the retail sector. The commercial draw is what really sparked growth in the area. The retail venues that lined the street attracted affluent patrons and created a centralized cultural environment over time. It is because of the retail area that Broadway really took off in the early 1900's.However, Broadway theaters were not always located in Manhattan.
Case Report: Casino Industry in 2011 Overview: The casino industry is one of the very important industries in the USA because of the size of their revenue which is about 32.5 billion in 2009. They also provide job opportunities and build attractive places that encourage tourism and bring revenue to states in different ways. The business is facing many changes due to government regulations, new technologies in the gambling world as well as competitions among casino companies and emerging casinos. This report will try to analyze this industry by using the SWOT analysis and porter’s five forces while analyzing its external environment. 1.
In response to the resulting social, economic and environmental problems the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) was set up in 1981. Some reasons that the docklands went into decline is the fact that: there was an increase in ship size meaning that they found it difficult to come down the river as far as the Isle of Dogs where the river wasn't as deep. The position of the docks were moved further downstream to Tilbury. Containerization meant few Dockers were needed with large cranes used to lift containers from ships causing a loss in business for some and unemployment for others. Also there was a decline of portside industries and
The city of Los Angeles covers an area of 469 square miles which is home to an estimate of 3,819,702 people as of 2011. For this much area for this population, 7,544 per square mile, Los Angeles’ population density is considered to be much higher than state and national average. Los Angeles is not very far away from the Mexico/California border, which contributes to the continuous growth of the population. Not only people from different countries, but also from the different states of the US migrate to this city, wanting a better life for themselves and their families. The area is also occupied by a vast collection of different types of commercial and housing buildings (high-rises, factories, apartment buildings, houses, malls).
Explain Why the Housing Market went from Boom to Bust and back to Boom? The long term cause of the housing market boom was caused by the increasing economic growth of the 90’s and early 00’s. GDP was increasing each year, more and more people were becoming employed and there was a lot more real disposable income. This shifted the demand curve to the right in all areas for goods and services. Especially houses in desirable areas such as London, because the “invisible hand” was moving all the lucrative workers, who had been able to make money in the boom years, to London.
Majestic Structures Monumental structures in ancient Rome were very similar to the magnificent structures we have built in major United States cities today. From above New York City many structures can be compared to the ones Roman architects and engineers built in their time. Amphitheaters, stadiums, bridges and other monumental structures stand out and are very distinctive from above, as well as useful for the civilians of each time. Monumental structures in ancient Rome strongly correlate to the architecture used to construct the types of architecture in New York City and were used for activities, sports, and entertainment. If I were to fly over the city of Rome during imperial times, I would clearly be able to define the Colosseum and the Circus Maximus.
Structures such as race courses, amphitheaters and theaters became standard features in Roman towns including London The city was at its peak by 300 AD, it had a million inhabitants. Roman commerce and foreign trade was the engine that drove the Roman economy to power. “The forests of Scythia afforded some valuable furs. Amber was brought over land from shores of the Baltic to the Danube. There was a considerable demand for Babylonian carpets of the East; but the most important and unpopular branch of foreign trade was carried on with Arabia and India ” London today owes its origin of name given by the Romans after it’s invasion in 43 AD to the settlement, Londinium.
However, in the late 19th Century, railways expanded and thus people were able to travel from further away. This meant that the rich had the option of living suburbs or the countryside so they moved out of the city houses which meant that Islington became abandoned. This was managed by having poorer people moving in but it meant that most homes became run down because it was expensive for repairs and redecoration. However, in the 1960s, middle class started to buy up the property because of its good transport links, affordable house prices and an increase in jobs. This meant that Islington slowly started to become a more desired place to live.
For centuries, China never directly interfered with the dynasty of Korea, but Japan did. Japan came to rule the Koreans directly. The end of World War ll ended the Japanese rule and is what split Korea into two halves. The North Korea and South Korea. It is the same to this day.
Financial Analysis 5. Assumptions/Challenge/Objectives 6. Alternative Analysis 7. Resolution For years Blockbuster dominated the movie rental scene crushing the local competition with its wide selection, huge inventories and longer rental periods. Over the years though, Blockbuster has lost it strangle hold over the competition and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September 2010.