165 results for “U.S. Economy”
CRE W Minnesota

Tim Murnane: Leading the way to a new Opus

| Dan Rafter

Tim Murnane is no stranger to Minneapolis’ The Opus Group. He first started working at the company back in 1984. Last year, he rejoined the firm – after a brief absence – to help Opus rebound after tough times caused by the nation’s economic slump. Murnane, who now holds the title of president and chief executive officer at Opus, says that …

CRE Midwest

U.S. economy sending mixed signals

| markt

The U.S. economy is sending mixed signals in the current recovery. Activity levels indicate a healthy market that is approaching self-sustaining growth, yet the historically high unemployment numbers suggest an economy that is still in a significant struggle, says a former Federal Reserve economist.

CRE Midwest

Chicago area home sales record slight gain in 2010

| Staff Writer

Home sales in the seven-county metro Chicago real estate market posted their second consecutive annual increase in 2010, with 69,251 units changing hands, compared to 68,999 in 2009, a modest 0.4 percent increase, according to an analysis by the RE/MAX Northern Illinois.