Sky-High Housing Prices Force CEOs Across Industries to Adapt

The cost of housing — and concerns about commutes — are causing anxiety among Jindal’s clients. He recently had to revise a deal that involved recruiting a crack team of hackers for projects in Silicon Valley. Instead, partially based on the projected cost to lure them, he was forced to export the projects — and the cash infusion it would have meant locally — to a coding team in Dallas and Charlotte. . . “It’s very difficult. I just lost three servers to Texas, and one cook and a busboy to Oregon,” Rocca said. “They can’t make enough money to get ahead, so they spend every dime they make. So they left. They just didn’t like that.”

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