PHILADELPHIA (May 18, 2015)– Brownstein Group President and CEO Marc Brownstein discussed the effect that taxes can have on drawing businesses to Philadelphia in the Sunday edition of Philadelphia Inquirer.
“We don’t add up percentages, but we are certainly aware of the onerous tax bite that comes with being in the city,” said Brownstein. “But that’s always been offset by the urban edge that being in the city gives you. There’s a certain vibe, a certain energy that you get by being in the city, which fuels creativity and helps you attract and retain talent,” he said.
Since returning to Philadelphia from New York in 1989 to help his father run what was then known as Berny Brownstein Advertising, Brownstein has seen Center City flourish as millennials and empty-nesters have fueled a restaurant and condo boom. The city just needs jobs, he said.
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