Wyoming — Supersector Employment Analysis

Axioms are truths, and my primary Axiom is that Jobs Are Everything to an economy.  Period.   What kind of jobs are created or lost make a difference – not all jobs pay the same.  Job growth, however, is not systemic across the country by state.  Variability in job growth exists across all states at any …Read more

State Job Growth November 2018

Axioms are truths, and my primary Axiom is that Jobs Are everything to an economy.  Period. Job growth, however, is not systemic across the country by state.  Variability in job growth exists across all states at any point in time and also within the same state over a time period.    As usual, I invoke …Read more

U.S. & State Population Changes — 2017 to 2018

While I always say that jobs are everything, there are also demographics to consider.   Unlike most of the economically developed world, the U.S. continues to grow in population – both by births and net migration.  The U.S. Census Bureau just released their population estimates for 2018 for the U.S., states and the District of Columbia. …Read more

Where Americans are Moving — 2018

Having grown up in a small town in Southwestern Colorado that had only one radio station, you listened to whatever music they played – at least until sunset when radio skipwaves bounced off the ionosphere  from distant locations into the valley.   Whatever the DJ felt like playing is what you heard.   One of the DJ’s …Read more

Fastest Growing Jobs of 2018

It is only Wednesday and I have already been asked by three parents this week what their kids should study at college in order to obtain a well-paying job upon graduation.   While the question seems simple, the answer likely involves several more questions.  The cost of obtaining the education necessary for the job varies.  Likewise …Read more

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q3 2018 Commercial Real Estate Cycles Report

This is the latest installment of the Must Have quarterly report for those in commercial real estate.  For me this is the most timely read quarterly information regarding Commercial Real Estate — Dr. Glenn Mueller’s Real Estate Cycles Q3 2018 report.  The report contains valuable information for office, apartment, retail, industrial and hotel commercial real …Read more