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Despite concerns about the impact of higher interest rates, 64% of respondents to a survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) say they expect to increase their investment in U.S. real estate in 2016.


Despite concerns about the impact of higher interest rates, 64% of respondents to a survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) say they expect to increase their investment in U.S. real estate in 2016.

Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued U.S. Investment in 2016

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Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued U.S. Investment in 2016

Foreign Real Estate Investors Plan Continued U.S. Investment in 2016.

Despite concerns about the impact of higher interest rates, 64% of respondents to a survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) say they expect to increase their investment in U.S. real estate in 2016.


Corporate Moves Maintain Texas As Top Magnet State

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Texas has once again topped the Allied Van Lines Magnet States Report, which uses internal data to track U.S. migration patterns, thanks to a net relocation gain of 2,558 families in 2015.


Finding Employees Who Support Company Culture Top Concern When Expanding Abroad

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New report from The Economist Intelligence Unit identifies “softer” aspects of business expansions, such as finding new employees who support and enhance the brand’s existing culture, as a top concern.


U.S. Expected To Be Top Manufacturing Nation By 2020

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The U.S. is expected to become the most competitive manufacturing nation over the next five years, with the current leader China sliding into second position, according to Deloitte Global’s upcoming 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index report.


Norway Most Prosperous, Singapore Most Successful Economy In The World

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Norway is the most prosperous country, while Singapore is the most successful country economically, according to the 2015 Legatum Prosperity Index™. The report ranks 142 countries across eight categories: the Economy, Entrepreneurship & Opportunity; Governance; Education; Health; Safety & Security; Personal Freedom; and Social Capital.



Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

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The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.


Uber For Trucking: A New Era Of Freight Movement And Logistics

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Mobile-based freight brokering for trucking can reduce empty miles travelled, lower operating costs, and improve asset utilization and productivity, finds Frost & Sullivan.


Talent, Technology Emerging Keys To Manufacturing Investment

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Nations with a strong talent pipeline and access to technology, education will see increased manufacturing investment, says a new report from Deloitte and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).


Americans Confident U.S. Is A Global Technology Leader

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Americans are confident the U.S. is a global technology leader, and 61% of Americans are willing to relocate for a higher salary, according to new Modis survey.