Monday, March 2, 2015

Updated Economic Indicators 

Tennessee single-family home construction permits rose 9.0% and state sales tax collections climbed 3.9% in January from the previous month after seasonal adjustments. For details by MSA, check the Tracking Tennessee's Economic Recovery site.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Updated Economic Indicators 

Tennessee single-family permits, nonfarm employment, and initial unemployment claims rose in December, while state sales tax collections, unemployment rate, and average weekly hours and earnings declined. See graphs for individual metro areas at Tracking Tennessee's Economic Recovery.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Updated Economic Indicators 

Initial unemployment claims, single-famiy home permits, seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment, and the unemployment rate for Tennessee all declined in November, while state sales tax collections increased. For details, graphs, and MSA information, see Tracking Tennessee's Economic Recovery:

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

Business Plan Competition for MTSU Students and Alumni 

The Wright Travel Chair in Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition is open to MTSU students and alumni. First prize, $7,500; second, $5,000. Applications and submissions are due by noon Feb. 26. or

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Construction Permits 

Due to a boom in multi-family construction in the Nashville MSA, total TN permits (including multifamily homes) are up 40.9% over the year. Details by MSA at Tracking Tennessee's Economic Recovery.