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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.


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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.

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Latest: Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas - 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.

Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas

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.

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Navigant Report: Advanced Energy Industry Grew Twice As Fast As The World Economy In 2013

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Commercial Real Estate Investors “Cautiously Optimistic” According To New Report

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Industrial Electronic Chip Market Turns Around In 2013 With Double-Digit Growth

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Energy Choices For A Strong And Secure America

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.

Deloitte Projects 5% Growth In Aerospace And Defense Industry, Technology Innovations To Dominate

Report outlines declines in defense spending, recording setting commercial aerospace production.

Colliers International Predicts Moderate Growth For The Global Economy In 2014

Global investors will look to second-tier foreign markets for new investment opportunities.

Cautious Hiring To Continue In The New Year

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.

Commercial Real Estate Recovery To Accelerate In 2014

JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.

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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.

November Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Indicates Slow Growth

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 47th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives.

High Global Investor Confidence, Increased Interest In The U.S.

Despite economic and political turbulence, global commercial real estate investors will be more willing to take risks in 2014

Water Risks To U.S. Companies Are Becoming More Acute

CDP U.S. Water Report 2013 calls for a shift from water management to water stewardship.

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

Report best bets: San Francisco top city for 2014; industrial sector becomes favored investment property type.

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits

The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

U.S. Natural Gas: In The Midst of A Change That Will Alter Flows, Prices

The report focuses on supply and demand fundamentals and highlights regional market changes afoot for more than a dozen natural gas production basins.

After Sandy: New Report Looks At Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use

Urban Land Institute report offers recommendations on strengthening community resiliency based on the reality of a post-Sandy world.

New Partnership Encourages Private Investment In Natural Infrastructure

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Growing Companies Invest More In Their Mobile Workforce

Total Employee Mobility® Benchmarking Report shows high growth companies invest more per mobile employee.

Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

Jones Lang LaSalle's 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

Report Ranks U.S. Cities’ Efforts To Save Energy

Boston earns top honors in a new report ranking 34 of America's largest cities on their efforts to cut energy use and costs; all cities have opportunity to save more.

Smart Grid Program Supported More Than 3,000 Jobs In Second Quarter

Grid modernization work expected to create more jobs as smart meter deployment begins.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.

Economy Picks Up Steam; Manufacturing Is One Component Helping To Pave The Way

Several regional manufacturing surveys signaled a substantial improvement in manufacturing production in the third quarter.

IEER Report: Small Modular Reactors a “Poor Bet” To Revive Failed Nuclear Renaissance in U.S.

$90 billion in initial manufacturing order book needed, requiring involvement by the Chinese or taxpayer-backed federal subsidies. Major implications anticipated in FL, MO, NC, OR, PA, SC, and TN.

New Data Showcases Global Automakers U.S. Economic Impact

New survey shows that the percentage of vehicles sold in the U.S. and manufactured in America rose from 50 percent in 2011 to 62 percent in 2012.

Natural Disasters Cause $85 Billion Global Economic Loss During First Half Of 2013

According to the Impact Forecasting catastrophe update, natural disasters caused $85 billion in global economic loss during the first half of the year.

Industrial Warehouse Space, Distribution Center Demand Remains Strong

Colliers International cites increased industrial demand despite slowing economic growth; North American vacancy rate declines for eighth consecutive quarter.

CoreNet Global Index Predicts Upbeat Economic, Corporate Climates for Second Half of 2013

New market entry, availability of capital, increasing flexibility among drivers.

Corporate Confidence In Auto Industry On The Rebound

Positive sentiment for global economic growth at highest level in two years.

June Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Released

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®.

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