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Economy Hits LOTR Themed Community Hard

July 31, 2008 at 10:49 am by DiveTwin  - 

Hobbit COmmunityApparently, the current economic shadow affecting real estate may feel like the tentacles of Mordor reaching out across the country. A LOTR themed community in Bend, OR is currently feeling it as this article discusses.

The rise and fall of Bend’s real estate economy has resulted in foreclosure proceedings against The Shire, a village-themed concept in southeast Bend patterned after J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” series.

For more of the story, read The Bend Bulletin

Posted in Fans, Miscellaneous, Other Merchandise on July 31, 2008 by Source: The Bend Bulletin Economy Hits LOTR Themed Community Hard | Discuss
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