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New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.


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New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Economic Trends

Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Economic Trends articles below.


U.S. Companies Show Increased Business Confidence for 2017

New Deloitte study finds optimism has increased following the presidential election, yet uncertainty looms over new policies and regulations ahead.

Manufacturers Remain Optimistic Despite Growing Concerns Around Strong U.S. Dollar

U.S. manufacturers plan to hire skilled workers and invest in businesses, while overseas expansion declines, reflecting elevated concern regarding the strong dollar and increased foreign competition, according to PwC's Q1 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.

A Soft Start To 2015, But Acceleration Expected

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

Confidence Growing Among Manufacturing And Logistics Workers

Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.

Q1 2014 Vistage CEO Confidence Index Results Released

According to the report, 58% of CEOs plan on hiring in the year ahead, the highest percentage since 2007.

U.S. Macro Forecast: Look Through The Snow At The Fundamentals

The report details winter weather's impact on U.S. economic data and the outlook for the economy and commercial real estate.

Business Facilities & COVID-19

Moderna Will Invest $500M To Build mRNA Capabilities In Africa

Moderna will build a state-of-the-art mRNA facility in Africa with the goal of producing up to 500 million doses of vaccines each year at the 50 µg dose level.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Jeff Finkle, IEDC

Finkle, CEcD, President and CEO, IEDC, discusses the impact of COVID-19 and remote work on real estate and economic development, and more.

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