Abbott hosted a fireside chat with Peter Rex, CEO of Rex, an investment and real estate firm, and Texas Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Robert Allen, in Austin on Friday to discuss the economy of the state. He said the state’s ability to recruit businesses from other states andRead More →

Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark. Picture / File Government changes to responsible lending rules may not move the dial enough to make a difference for borrowers, say a group representing New Zealand banks. This morning Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister David Clark announced changes to the Credit AgreementsRead More →

By Ismail Amla, Executive Vice President, Professional Services, NCR Corporation The benefits of financial inclusion are known and numerous. Households that lack access to bank accounts or relatively affordable mechanisms for receiving, paying, and spending money end up spending a significantly higher percentage of their income on cash-intensive financial options.Read More →

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TUESDAY MARCH 8, 2022 WASHINGTON DC– Today, the DC Policy Center announced the launch of the Alice M. Rivlin Initiative for Economic Policy and Competitiveness. The Rivlin Initiative will undertake in-depth research examining the competitiveness of the District of Columbia and explore policies that can make theRead More →

Higher wages for workers and more income for businesses lead to higher state tax revenues, creating the prospect of even bigger government spending and then appropriations in two years for those who pay income taxes, state economists announced on Wednesday. Economists have described a robust Oregon economy that they sayRead More →

JAMMU: Lt. Governor, Manoj Sinha highlighted the successes and voiced the invaluable suggestions and ideas received from the citizens in the monthly radio program “Awaam ki Awaaz” broadcast today on all local and major All India channels Radio (AIR) in UT and broadcast on DD Kashir.During the first episode ofRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the real estate and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact ofRead More →

INDIANAPOLIS – Economists at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University expect the economies of the United States and Indiana to remain somewhat resilient in the face of the challenges presented by COVID-19 and the supply chain issues, but labor shortages will continue to be a major concern forRead More →

AddControlToContainer_DynamicNavigation5 Tuesday, December 7 at 2 p.m. ET Get ready for the new year with Michael Fratantoni, Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) chief economist, senior vice president of research and industrial technology. For years, Fratantoni has provided economic information on the mortgage and housing market. Register today to hear his takeRead More →

Michel fratantoniChief Economist, Senior Vice President of Industry Research and TechnologyMortgage Bankers Association Michael Fratantoni is MBA Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research and Industrial Technology. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing MBA industry surveys and benchmarking, forecasting economic and mortgage set-ups, industry technology efforts, andRead More →

“The non-residential construction backlog fell for a second consecutive month as skills and input shortages hit the industry,” said Anirban Basu, chief economist at Associated Builders and Contractors. “A growing number of contractors are reporting shortages of materials such as copper and PVC pipe. “ The construction order book indicatorRead More →

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Financial projects in Bahrain grew 9.40% at constant prices and 10.72% at current prices, according to the quarterly economic report of the Ministry of Finance and National Economy for the second quarter of 2021. According to the report, health services increased 8.59%Read More →

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee , today announced $ 79,200 from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support Paden City in theRead More →

WASHINGTON – A grant of $ 79,200 was awarded by the US Economic Development Administration in Paden City, West Virginia. The grant will support the city in implementing real estate improvements and transforming vacant industrial space into related manufacturing or business space. U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., a seniorRead More →

While the debt saga involving China’s second-largest real estate developer, Evergrande, has caught the attention of the global investment community, there is a risk that a much larger scenario regarding the Empire’s attempts to Medium to overhaul its economic structure be ignored. Xi Jinping’s China is undertaking multiple sweeping reformsRead More →

(Bloomberg) – China could plunge head-first into a power supply shock that could hit Asia’s largest economy hard, just as the Evergrande crisis sends shockwaves through its financial system. Bloomberg’s Most Read The crackdown on electricity consumption is driven by growing demand for electricity and soaring coal and gas prices,Read More →

Colorado has the second-best-educated workforce in the country, the third-largest labor force participation, a growing economy, and an abundance of natural assets to attract workers and businesses. “But we can’t be complacent,” said JJ Ament, former CEO of Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. and the new president and CEO ofRead More →

Debt, both public and commercial, is exploding in the United States and internationally. Interest rates are kept low by central banks. The governments of the United States and southern Europe cannot afford higher national debt rates. Neither can the private financial system of the developed world. One effect would beRead More →

Patty Silverstein On July 14, CREW Denver held its mid-year economic forecast and happy hour at the University of Denver’s Knoebel Events Center. Patty Silverstein, President and Chief Economist of Developmental Research Partners, told him economic provide for 2021 which included commercial real estate and construction industry trends. Silverstein sharedRead More →

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently published its latest Real estate economic forecasts, which predicts that real estate is about to rebound, especially in the single-family housing sector. The report includes responses from 42 interviewed economists and analysts from 39 real estate organizations. “While the fall 2020 forecast was notableRead More →

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) recently released its half-yearly economic forecast. It has a more positive outlook for the economy and for the multi-family housing industry than their last forecast 6 months ago. The report combined individual forecasts from 42 economists and analysts into a consensus economic forecast for theRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice-President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the housing and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact of external factorsRead More →

Douglas G. DuncanSenior Vice-President and Chief EconomistFannie Mae Douglas G. Duncan is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae, where he is responsible for forecasting and analysis of the economy and the housing and mortgage markets. Duncan also oversees strategic research regarding the potential impact of external factorsRead More →

Society: Susan Goldstein has facilitated transactions in Sarasota and Manatee counties for over 15 years, totaling over $ 100 million. In the Sarasota area, an influx of new residents from other parts of the country is driving some commercial real estate activity. “Basically the economy is that new residents needRead More →

On Tuesday afternoon, the Border Region Modeling Project (BRMP) at the University of Texas at El Paso released long-term projections for demographics, labor markets, business activity, economic performance and more in the region in “Long-term economic trends from Borderplex to 2049”. The new report is the first long-term economic forecastRead More →

Rental construction is well positioned to weather storm Covid-19, macroeconomic trends boosting investor demand, panel said Property week in the latest RESIcast. The RESIcast series gives you a taste of the topics and issues to be debated during the RESI Congress 2020. You can listen to this podcast via AppleRead More →

Patricia silversteinPresident and Chief Economist, Development research partners Is our vision crystal clear or clouded by conflicting information in 2020? Slowing growth in China and other key trading partners, tariff and trade disputes, market disruptions from COVID-19 and geopolitical concerns around the world mean a high degree of uncertainty inRead More →

By Katie Rapone, Editor-in-Chief of Mile High CRE Thursday January 16, SMPS Colorado held their 2020 Economic Forecast luncheon at a modern new location, the Kimpton Hotel Born in downtown Denver. Industry experts discussed the economic, labor, real estate and global trends that will shape our economy and the constructionRead More →

Thursday, Portland State University Northwest Economic Research Center released its economic forecast for 2019. The report took a top-down approach to Oregon’s economy, examining a range of national and statewide trends, as well as factors specific to the metro area of Portland. “Portland MSA Economic and Population Outlook,” written byRead More →