Fri., May 31, 2013 2:10pm
The Savannah economy is picking up according to assessments given at the first-ever State of Small Business Conference hosted by Savannah SCORE.
Mon., December 31, 2012 5:00pm
An Armstrong Atlantic State University economics professor says he thinks next year will be the first since the 2007 recession in which construction employment inches up in the Savannah area. Michael Toma says local companies poised for growth include business and professional services like marketing and web design.
Mon., November 28, 2011 4:31pm
Tourism and retail spending are boosting Savannah's economy, but those are the only positive signs in a third quarter economic report. Armstrong Atlantic State University's Center for Regional Analysis released its quarterly forecast this week. Center director Michael Toma says, out of seven economic trends the forecast tracks, only hotel stays and retail recepts posted gains.
Mon., August 23, 2010 12:00am
A regional economist says, Savannah's recession is over. Michael Toma of Armstrong Atlantic State University says, his numbers show, the downturn ended for the Savannah area earlier this year. Port activity and tourism are leading Savannah's come-back.