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Our Economic Outlook (May 2019)

Posted by USFC Team on Jun 3, 2019 4:35:09 AM
Welcome to the May 2019 Investment Outlook provided by US Freedom Capital! CONTINUED SLOWING OF US ECONOMIC GROWTH The US economy is growing; however, the pace of growth is slowing. We are clearly shifting to the downside of the business cycle in 2019. The shift in the business cycle is consistent ... Read More

Topics: Texas, India, economy, US, Producer Prices, OECD, Trade Deal, US Industrial Production, China, Tariffs, NDA, Union Budget

Relocating companies want 'business-friendly' states, but what does that mean?

Posted by USFC Team on Dec 18, 2018 5:31:40 AM
Texas typically ranks highly in listings of the best states for business. But what factors play into a business-friendly climate, and what states offer the most competition for Texas in the battle for corporate expansions and headquarters relocations? Site selectors weighed in on that topic among ... Read More

Topics: Texas, Austin, Dallas, economy, Business, D-FW, Business Friendly

$3B company relocating HQ from California to North Texas

Posted by USFC Team on Dec 17, 2018 5:22:47 AM
A global medical technologies company is relocating its corporate headquarters from California to North Texas. The latest in a steady stream of moves from California to Texas, DJO plans to move its operations from San Diego to Lewisville within the first few months of 2019, according to a release. ... Read More

Topics: jobs, Texas, Dallas, economy, Employment, Growth

Dallas-Fort Worth economy remains strong & continues to grow!

Posted by USFC Team on Jul 31, 2018 1:32:01 AM
The Dallas–Fort Worth economy continues to expand. The June jobs report indicated employment growth moderated, with DFW adding jobs at the slowest pace so far this year. Overall, the DFW economy remains strong, with 3.2 percent annualized job growth year to date. The unemployment rate ticked up in ... Read More

Topics: Texas, Dallas, economy, Employment

Dallas–Fort Worth economy expands at a torrid pace, 55000 new jobs added this year!

Posted by USFC Team on Jun 26, 2018 6:17:28 AM
The Dallas–Fort Worth economy continued to expand at a torrid pace. The May jobs report showed the metro area growing at a 3.7 percent annualized rate in the first five months of the year, adding a total of 55,500 net new jobs. The unemployment rate remained near record lows, and the Dallas and ... Read More

Topics: jobs, Texas, Dallas, economy, real estate, Employment, housing

Dallas office space demand among strongest in the USA

Posted by USFC Team on Mar 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM
Long a magnet for corporate relocations and expansions, Dallas-Fort Worth ranks among the top 10 metros nationwide with a strong demand for pre-leasing office space. According to a March 14 report by CBRE Group, about 1.1 million square feet of roughly 3.75 million square feet of local office space ... Read More

Topics: Texas, economy, office

Dallas-Fort Worth Leads the U.S. in Job growth

Posted by David Gunderson on Jan 12, 2018 1:16:41 PM
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank says Texas should add 366,000 in 2018 if oil prices hold up Dallas-Fort Worth’s job base grew the fastest among the nation’s dozen biggest metro areas last year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. For the year ending with November, the D-FW metro area ... Read More

Topics: Oil, Dallas, economy, federal reserve

Texas’ economic outlook bright, nation’s forecast less so, Dallas Fed chief says

Posted by USFC Team on Aug 20, 2017 7:07:49 PM
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President and CEO Robert Kaplan says Texas will be fine. It’s the rest of the country he’s worried about. Read More

Topics: Texas, economy

How Trump Affects Commercial Real Estate

Posted by USFC Team on Feb 23, 2017 8:00:00 AM
Even before he was sworn into office, President Donald Trump's planned to expand the economy by increasing job growth in a tight labor market, cutting corporate taxes, pulling back on financial regulations and raising infrastructure spending had garnered support from the business community. Read More

Topics: USA, economy, Trump

DBJ: Dallas-Fort Worth property values up 11% to $456.9B — or about Poland's GDP

Posted by USFC Team on Jan 4, 2017 7:48:00 AM
Dallas-Fort Worth — one of the most powerful housing metros in the United States — has seen a gain in housing values of 11.1 percent or $45.7 billion through the end of 2016, with all homes in the region totaling $456.9 billion. Read More

Topics: Dallas, economy, real estate

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