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10 projects, 2 education options, 900 jobs coming to Glendale, other West Valley cities

Posted by   /  April 10, 2017  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Laura Gómez | The Republic West Valley mayors recently wrapped up the season for State of the City speeches. It was a time for city leaders to rave about their communities, share their visions for the future and, typical of the fast-growing West Valley, highlight major developments that will bring jobs and investment to […]

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Pollack: ‘Twas a good week

Posted by   /  April 10, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10th, 2017 The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week Despite the fact that the employment numbers were well below expectation, it was a pretty good week for the economy.  The unemployment rate fell.  Full-time workers as a share of […]

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Incubating and accelerating success: Peoria in talks with ASU to expand BioInspire program

Posted by   /  April 9, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Philip Haldiman | Independent Newsmedia If all big-time cities have big-time companies and industries, then Peoria could be moving closer to the big time. Arizona State University wants to operate and manage the BioInspire program, Peoria’s technology and biomedical incubator, in partnership with the city. The marriage could bring a wide range of technologies […]

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Maricopa County boomed in 2016, but Pinal benefited from the echo

Posted by   /  April 7, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Arren Kimbel-Sannit | Cronkite News Maricopa County added more people last year than any other county in the nation, but it was neighboring Pinal County that posted the fastest growth rate in the state, a beneficiary of overflow from its neighbor to the north. The Census Bureau said in a late March population report […]

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Strategizing economic development in Maricopa

Posted by   /  April 6, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the developer of Apex Motorsports Club. By Raquel Hendrickson | inMaricopa.com The Edison Road extension is complete. Edison Pointe is finalizing leases. Commercial development at Copper Sky may also see some stimulation in 2017. Estrella Gin Business Park is stillwaiting for the light to shine. Continued:

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Why mortgages, other interest rates could go up faster than you think

Posted by   /  April 5, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Patti Domm | CNBC Interest rates may be going up even faster than you think. That’s because the Federal Reserve, in the minutes from its last meeting, announced that it would begin to shrink its balance sheet, ending some of the extreme measures it took to save the economy during the financial crisis. The […]

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Report: Arizona women earn 83 percent of what men earn; U.S. gap wider

Posted by   /  April 4, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

By Alexis Egeland | Cronkite News Michele Leber, 78, has been fighting to close the gender pay gap since the early 1970s, but new numbers released on the eve of Equal Pay Day show that she may still have her work cut out for her. The numbers Monday from the National Partnership for Women and […]

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Pollack: A surprise

Posted by   /  April 3, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

  The Source for Information and Analysis on the Arizona Economy and Real Estate ELLIOTT D. POLLACK & Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3rd, 2017   The Monday Morning Quarterback A quick analysis of important economic data released over the past week This week’s surprise came via the Conference Board’s consumer confidence index, which jumped […]

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A look at what’s driving (or stunting) income growth in the states

Posted by   /  March 30, 2017  /  Economy  /  No Comments

Personal incomes rose overall last year — but not as much as the year before and not at all in certain parts of the country. By Mike Maciag | Governing Gains in personal income appear to be headed in different directions across states. Thanks in large part to population gains and the addition of high-paying […]

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The economy’s thorn: low ownership rates

Posted by   /  March 28, 2017  /  Economy, Real Estate  /  No Comments

REALTORMag The homeownership rate is near its lowest level in more than 50 years. But homeownership remains a “critical part” of the national economy and “ongoing weakness in the single-family housing market, represents a substantial hurdle limiting the pace of economic growth,” according to a newly released study by the Rosen Consulting Group and Fisher […]

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