Fastest Growing Economies in Upper Midwest

On Wednesday, September 20th the Bureau of Economic Analysis released the 2016 Gross Domestic Product figures for Metropolitan areas across the country.

Gross domestic product (GDP) by metropolitan area is the sub-state counterpart of the Nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), the Bureau’s featured and most comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity. GDP by metropolitan area is derived as the sum of the GDP originating in all the industries in the metropolitan area. Continue reading “Fastest Growing Economies in Upper Midwest”

2nd Quarter Economic Barometer 2017

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during the previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique inquiry is posed in each quarter to gain topical insight to the local economy. Continue reading “2nd Quarter Economic Barometer 2017”

First Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique inquiry is posed in each quarter to gain topical insight to the local economy.

Continue reading “First Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer”

Fourth Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

barometric_surveyFour times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique inquiry is posed in each quarter to gain topical insight to the local economy.

The fourth quarter, October – December, was strong for the Greater Mankato economy. The strong end of year was forecasted in the previous survey as well, as business projected that nearly all metrics would be up versus the same time last year. Continue reading “Fourth Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer”