Business is Building

Construction industry is expecting a strong 2015.

by Phil Britt

Construction in Northwest Indiana is expected to continue to be strong in 2015, according to executives from major building companies in the area.

All have significant projects that are in various phases of completion and have strong orders on the books for 2015 and the beginning of 2016, they say, admitting that attempting to forecast …

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More Jobs and Improvement

Indiana should surpass the nation in GDP and income growth.

by Michael J. Hicks, Ph.D.

As 2014 wrapped up, economic growth for the first three quarters was 2.3 percent. This is close to the 2 percent growth I predicted a year earlier. Growth in the third quarter showed a marked improvement from the 1.2 percent growth over the first half of the year, which included …

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