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Wisconsin can seize economic opportunities in new ideas created during pandemic, state leaders say

Moving into the second half of Gov. Tony Evers' first term, the administration will find ways to invest in and support those innovations to move the economy forward, Joel Brennan said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Johnson-Sabir, Kirgues among appointees to new WEDC committee focused on startups

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. on Wednesday announced the names of Wisconsin business leaders who will make up the state's new Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee, which was created earlier this year to develop opportunities for startup.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2019

Full recovery from pandemic will take more than 2 years in Wisconsin, WEDC says

According to a new report released Tuesday by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., wage and salary income across Wisconsin and the nation will fall by 9% in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be detrimental to the state's economic .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

Proptech startup planning fund to seize opportunities during economic slump

Real estate technology startup Cadre is planning to launch a new fund to seize on property-market opportunities that arise from the economic downturn in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 8th, 2020

Statewide coalition, Milwaukee entrepreneur launch COVID-19 impact grant programs

To help Wisconsin's small businesses impacted by the economic fallout cause by the COVID-19 outbreak, organizations across the state have created grant programs to provide some financial relief to those owners. The Ethic and Diverse Business Coalition,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

How Birmingham’s leaders view its economic development growth and potential — a panel discussion on the state of business in the city

Birmingham has seen a strengthening economy and a more diverse array of business opportunities in recent years. With 2020 drawing closer, what is the city planning to do to continue to grow its economy, support its talent, and encourage innovation.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2019

WEDC determines Exact Sciences doesn"t owe anything

Wisconsin's economic development agency has determined that Madison-based medical diagnostics firm Exact Sciences Corporation doesn't have to repay any tax credits, after the company pledged to return $61,000 for jobs created outside the state......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 18th, 2019

State awarded $9M to connect job seekers to employers

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development a $9 million grant to connect the state's unemployed with paid on-the-job training opportunities. The grant will fund DWD’s Registered Apprenticeship p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 57 min. ago

Estate planning during a pandemic presents tax savings window

The current pandemic has caused death and created dire economic consequences — record unemployment, interest rates approaching zero percent, and pockets of significantly depressed asset values. However, this economic climate, combined with current es.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 12 min. ago

NewsWatch: The coronavirus crisis is costing states and locals hundreds of billions, analysis finds

The economic pain facing state and local governments resulting from the coronavirus pandemic is disconnected from the improving outlook on the national front. A new analysis from a Cleveland Federal Reserve researcher quantifies that hit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2020

The coronavirus crisis is costing states and locals hundreds of billions, analysis finds

The economic pain facing state and local governments resulting from the coronavirus pandemic is disconnected from the improving outlook on the national front. A new analysis from a Cleveland Federal Reserve researcher quantifies that hit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2020

State requests responses for survey gauging effects of Covid on commercial real estate

The Department of Economic Development & Tourism, in conjunction with several other Hawaii entities, is requesting responses to a survey to gauge the impacts the Covid-19 pandemic has had on commercial rent. The purpose of this survey, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Duke Energy gives $200K to Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina for Covid-19 recovery

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina says the Duke Energy Foundation has awarded it $200,000 to help the state recover from the Covid-19 pandemic's economic impact. “Duke Energy’s investment in our work couldn’t be more tim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Jobless Claims And The State Of The US Labor Market

Before the pandemic, the monthly US employment report was the single most influential piece of economic data for fixed i.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 30th, 2020

HMSA"s Mark Mugiishi to headline Hawaii Economic Association event

Mark Mugiishi, president and CEO of Hawaii Medical Service Association, will deliver a presentation and take questions on the state’s plans to reopen the economy during the Covid-19 pandemic during a webinar on Thursday sponsored by the Hawaii Ec.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Triad hotels seek various types of relief in midst of pandemic

As Triad area hotels seek property tax relief and revaluation, state hotel organization leaders says hospitality operators need cash, not more debt......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

The State of Commercial Real Estate: Real estate experts discuss ‘new normal’ of a post-Covid-19 world

The Houston Business Journal hosted the “State of Commercial Real Estate” panel on June 11 online, where 447 attendees listened to business leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities for CRE professionals during the Covid-19 coronavirus p.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

Valentino sues to end Fifth Avenue lease amid pandemic losses

Luxury fashion retailer Valentino has joined a their landlords to get out of pricey leases after in the economic lockdown. The U.S. branch of Valentino SpA filed suit Sunday in New York State... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 25th, 2020

Florida unemployment rate jumps to 14.5 percent

Florida’s tourism-reliant economy saw its unemployment rate go up to 14.5 percent in May, even while businesses started reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. The state Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday announced the 14.5 percent rate,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2020

Construction groups urge Cuomo to grant moratorium on Scaffold Law as state reopens

Business and construction groups are asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant a 12-month moratorium of the Scaffold Law as the real estate industry manages the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. "In the coming months, our state will struggle .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020

More than half Hawaii households struggle under Covid, Aloha United Way says

The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the economic hardships for the Hawaii households that are above the federal poverty line but still barely getting by and has caused their numbers to jump to more than half the state’s population, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2020