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Despite temporary factors like the West Coast port strike and tough winter weather in parts of the country, the economy is expected to grow.


Despite temporary factors like the West Coast port strike and tough winter weather in parts of the country, the economy is expected to grow.

A Soft Start To 2015, But Acceleration Expected

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Manufacturing Faces Two Million Worker Shortage In The Next Decade

Young manufacturing worker.

Study from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute indicates nine in 10 Americans surveyed believe manufacturing essential to U.S. economy, while only one in three parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in manufacturing.




D.C. Real Estate Continues Steady Decline Among Foreign Investors: NYC Takes Over From London As Top Global City

New York vs. London.

China is expected to become the top U.S. investor in 2016 and beyond.



Data Download: West Leads In Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing gears.

Dan Levine, Oxford Economics writes, “As the large metro areas find themselves in an increasing competition for highly mobile talent and jobs, there will probably be continued convergence in community and economic development strategies; particularly in urban centers seeking to attract technology talent and promote business incubation.”