Greater Washington is seeing some economic ‘momentum,’ but deeper problems remain

From The Washington Business Journal: Greater Washington is poised to bounce back from a weak 2016 by posting above-average regional growth this year and the next, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University during its new annual economic forum. While the region saw just 1.1 percent growth

Mason’s Fuller Institute presents inaugural economic forum

From George Mason University: Noted George Mason University economist Stephen Fuller updated his 2015 regional economic roadmap for an invited group of 250 business and policy leaders at an inaugural conference hosted by his Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The intent of the conference at George

More people leave Greater Washington than move here.

From The Washington Business Journal: When the nation’s economy is bad, people stay in the Washington region. But when times are good across the country, Greater Washington sees more residents leave than move here, a trend that is only increasing — and one that bodes poorly for the region’s ability to attract top talent and

Even if it loses Amazon HQ2, Greater Washington is already a winner

From The Washington Business Journal: Amazon’s HQ2 has become a Super Bowl of sorts, with prognosticators, odds and, eventually, a winner. And Washington seems to be as prime a contender as one could be in a season that’s less than a week old. Since Amazon announced Sept. 7 it is seeking to build a second headquarters to