This Week in the Economy

September 12, 2014

Stocks Lose Ground for the Week All three major stock indexes finished the week with losses. The tech heavy Nasdaq finished down 0.33% for the week. The Dow lost 0.87% and the S&P 500 declined 1.10% for the week. Below are links to the top economics news for the week: Retail Sales increased 0.6% in August U.S. consumer […]

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No Words Necessary

September 11, 2014

Never Forget Thirteen years after that infamous and tragic day we will never forget, the World Trade Center complex is near completion.

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Colliers North American Office Report

September 11, 2014

Frozenomics Thaw Unfreezes Office Market in Q2 Following the weak, weather-impacted first quarter of 2014, the U.S. office market back strongly in Q2. After a 2.1% contraction in Q1 2014 –the largest decline since Q1 2009 – real GDP surged by 4.2% in Q2 2014, with gains in nearly every category. The U.S. labor market […]

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Job Growth Propels the Houston Office Market

September 9, 2014

Houston’s Robust Employment Growth Houston Texas has more office space under construction than any other major city in the country. Are we over-building? Well that remains to be seen, but it also the office market where companies are absorbing office space faster than any other major U.S. city. This is a result of the Houston […]

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This Week’s Recommended Reading

September 7, 2014

6 Articles to Read this Weekend Futurist Predicts How Generation Z-ers Will Work In the past five years or so, we’ve seen the traditional office—the Dilbert world of fixed cubicles, all lined up in numbing monotony—begin to disappear. We have left the Baby Boomer era of office design behind and are well on our way into […]

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