According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year. ...Read more ›
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The world's largest gathering of economic developers is happening in Fort Worth, TX, this October 19-22: the International Economic Development Council's 2014 Annual Conference.
Colliers International cites increased industrial demand despite slowing economic growth; North American vacancy rate declines for eighth consecutive quarter. ...Read more ›
New market entry, availability of capital, increasing flexibility among drivers. ...Read more ›
Positive sentiment for global economic growth at highest level in two years. ...Read more ›
Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in June for the 42nd consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. ...Read more ›
For startups and small businesses, understanding and finding financing is always an issue. This article from the president of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association focuses on the current market and special benefits of equipment finance for startups and small businesses. ...Read more ›
New study documents benefits for job creation, diverse industries, states. ...Read more ›
Rhodium Group study released by United Technologies illustrates that a 30 percent increase in building efficiency would generate net annual positive cash flow of $65 billion for households, businesses and governments. ...Read more ›
The Momentum Index is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. ...Read more ›
In any tumultuous period of change, the doom and gloom set will always find reasons to postpone building projects, but those who actively seek the silver lining and closely assess timing-based opportunities can gain significant advantages, notes Michael Regina, owner of BIG SKY Enterprises a commercial real estate developer, design/builder and finance firm. ...Read more ›