Growth through new products and distribution channels replaces regulation as the key driver for change. US managers grab first mover advantage over Europe by leading this shift in focus; medium sized managers furthest ahead on implementing a global operating model.
According to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014.
Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion.
According to the report, 58% of CEOs plan on hiring in the year ahead, the highest percentage since 2007.
According to a recent survey of 1,004 U.S. adults, 74 percent feel the economy is better (41 percent) or the same (33 percent) as a year ago.
U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
National real estate leaders discuss state of the industry and emerging opportunities.
The report details winter weather's impact on U.S. economic data and the outlook for the economy and commercial real estate.
The goal of this market report is to evaluate recent technology developments, growth drivers, industry challenges and market trends in the global wearable computing market.
According to new research from Navigant, the advanced energy market is bigger than pharmaceutical manufacturing worldwide, equal to the airline industry in the U.S.
Findings indicate that although uncertainties remain, the economy is expected to continue to grow slowly and improve modestly in 2014.
The industrial electronics market was worth $31.4 billion in 2011 or 10% of the entire semiconductor market. Industrial electronics spans a variety of application fields and continues to grow.
American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.
Report outlines declines in defense spending, recording setting commercial aerospace production.
Global investors will look to second-tier foreign markets for new investment opportunities.
More jobs coming back to U.S. shores; part-time and temporary hiring to increase; U.S. debt negotiations and the Affordable Care Act factor into hiring activity.
JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.
Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.
The study, "Coal Plant Retirements: Feedback Effects on Wholesale Electricity Prices," was co-authored by Brattle Principals Metin Celebi and Frank Graves, and Associate Onur Aydin.
Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 47th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives.