Monthly Archives: December 2012

Good News Friday • Plugging Away


Monthly retail sales rose 0.3% in November, setting the stage for the critical December climax to the holiday shopping season. On a year-ago basis, sales rose 3.7% in November, running ahead of the forecast for a 2.7% increase in holiday … Continue reading

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Georgia ranks in Forbes’ Top 10 states for business


By Jacques Couret Senior Online Editor, Atlanta Business Chronicle Georgia moved up three spots to No. 8 on Forbes’ annual “Best State for Business” list. Forbes compiled the list using six vital categories: costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, current economic … Continue reading

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Loan Delinquencies Recede


Loan delinquencies receded across major lender types in the third quarter according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Delinquency rates were lowest for life companies at 0.12% and highest for CMBS at 8.86%, although the criteria used to measure delinquency are … Continue reading

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Thor Urbana Capital Launches $500M Investment in Mexico


By Gabriel Circiog, Associate Editor at CP Executive Thor Urbana Capital is launching a major investment project, estimated at around half a billion dollars, across Mexico. The project, which focuses on developing and redeveloping real estate aims to take advantage … Continue reading

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