dormitory town

dormitory town

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"If the development does not take place, the consequences could be that the businesses relocate to areas that can provide the expansion land they need, forcing employees to either commute, creating the potential of a dormitory town, or the employees will relocate with their jobs.
EFE has been planning a suburban service between Santiago and the dormitory town of Melipilla, 61km southwest of Santiago, since the mid-1990s.
There would also be a lack of space for new schools and healthcare facilities, while there are concerns it could turn Staines into a "dormitory town" where residents work outside the local area and simply live there.
We're becoming known as a dormitory town and that's a shame."
Meanwhile, other parts of the county, which is regarded as Nairobi's dormitory town, experienced unprecedented growth.This is because, the region, which is semi-arid, did not have good roads and other infrastructure that could attract real estate and other investors because it is semi-arid, which makes farming difficult, the area has been associated with poverty, with many of its inhabitants often requiring relief food despite owning sizable pieces of land.
He may be happy for his constituency to be concreted over and become a dormitory town for Newcastle and Gateshead but the people of Northumberland signalled very clearly in the election that they do not want that."
The site itself sits on a coveted landmass atop the Palisades in Cliffside Park, a dormitory town of locals and commuters where a flow of early buyers are waking up to the idea of living a life of luxury overlooking the cosmopolitan white elephant of Manhattan skyscrapers where ever-rising prices have the luxury market on edge.
This explosion of new housing effectively saw Cramlington become a dormitory town of Newcastle.
To say that the local leaders are "thrilled with the design" and it has the "wow factor" beggars belief, and this fills me with gloom and dismay that Coventry has lost an opportunity to reverse our image as a city of pound shops, pay day loan shops and a dormitory town for university student accommodation.
Arandis, established in 1978 as a dormitory town of the Rossing Uranium mine is slowly turning into a proper town after years of fearing that the town will become a ghost town.
"Our hearts are heavy." All the schools in this prosperous and picturesque dormitory town were shut until at least Tuesday and the blood-spattered elementary school itself was to remain a closed crime scene indefinitely, authorities said.