Monday, June 20, 2016
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
For the first time in a few years, Tennessee’s housing price growth (6 percent) surpassed the national rate (5.4 percent). The increase was particularly strong in the Nashville MSA, where housing prices rose nearly 9 percent over the year.
Monday, June 6, 2016
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
A new study says Tennessee has a severe shortage of workers qualified to fill high-tech jobs, a problem that could cost the state billions of dollars in lost business.
The state needs 36,000 new STEM jobs to catch up with the rest of the U.S. in relative share of STEM workforce. Creating these jobs and addressing skills issues would generate an economic impact of nearly $4.5 billion. http://www.mtsunews.com/stem-workforce-survey-2016/
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
“Tennessee has been remarkably successful in attracting foreign investment in recent years. It is a real plus given how slow economic growth has been not only nationally but globally,” said Steven Livingston, the “Global Commerce” editor and BERC fellow who has produced the quarterly report since the late 1990s. [http://news-from-mtsu.blogspot.com/2016/03/377-mtsu-study-foreign-investment.html]