Economy

Rainbow Girls conventions to spur Fresno economy

The International Order of the Rainbow Girls, a nonprofit teaching life skills to young women, agreed to hold its annual conventions at Fresno's Selland Arena and Valdez Hall, bringing much needed visitor spending to the area.

Pearson Commercial begins partnership

Newmark Grubb Pearson Commercial partner
Local commercial real estate firm Pearson Commercial has partnered with Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, a New York-headquartered international commercial real estate advisory firm.

Survey: Valley economy growing in June, but should slow

The San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index increased to 55.5 in June, after declining the previous two months, according to the monthly release on Monday from Fresno State’s Craig School of Business.

Hanford income growth outpaces nation in 2011

Real personal income saw a healthy increase throughout the nation in 2011, rising 6.7 percent alone in the Hanford-Corcoran metropolitan area.

CITD to hold four export seminars in June

The California Centers for International Trade Development (CITD) will partner with a number of local cities and organizations to host four exporting seminars in June.

Survey: Valley economy growing but slower rate

The local economy continues to grow but the rate is slowing, according to the San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index released on Wednesday by Fresno State’s Craig School of Business.

Forecast: Valley economic growth to be lukewarm

The Central Valley economy is expect to remain behind the rest of the state but grow at the same rate through 2016, according to the May 2013 edition of the California and Metro Forecast released by the Business Forecasting Center at the University of the Pacific on Thursday.

Economist sees budding recovery for Tulare County

Chris Thornberg Beacon EconomicsChris Thornberg, founding partner at Beacon Economics LLC in Los Angeles, sees an improving economy and plenty of opportunities for business entrepreneurs in Tulare County in the years to come.

Rios named to international trade office

Alicia Rios’ leadership and passion for international trade set her apart as the clear candidate for the director of the Centers for International Trade for the State Center Community College District, to which she was appointed last Thursday.

Valley economic index falls again

The overall San Joaquin Valley Business Conditions Index declined for the fourth straight month, but still remains healthy, according to a release from Fresno State’s Craig School of Business on Monday.