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San Antonio 2018 Economic Forecast: Acceleration

By Pat Niekamp Steve Nivin, Ph.D., an associate professor of economics at St. Mary’s University, began his assessment by noting the US economy is now in its 100th month of expansion—the third-longest stretch in history. Nivin’s “go to” statistic on the economy is found in the yield curve, which plots interest rates on bonds of […]Read More

The Houston Street Hub: The Next 5 Years of SA’s

In 2012, Rackspace chairman Graham Weston told Fast Company he would measure the success of San Antonio’s new tech ecosystem ten years after the launch of Geekdom, a coworking space where entrepreneurs could do more than just park themselves at a desk. They could collaborate with other businesses going through the same kinds of growing […]Read More

The Changing Of The Guard: San Antonio’s Economic Development Future

Photography by Jonathan Garza “In 5 to 10 years, you will not recognize the San Antonio you are experiencing today.” Jenna Saucedo-Herrera made no effort to hide her enthusiasm for San Antonio’s future at an Enlightened Speaker Series event in San Antonio in December. The 30-year-old Saucedo-Herrera has been the president and CEO of the […]Read More

What’s the Role of the CEO in Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity breaches keep getting larger, and the hackers behind them keep getting bolder. Wired magazine predicts that 2016 will see more efforts to shake down large computer networks. These aren’t simple ransomware attacks, where computer systems are locked until a victim pays a ransom, but full-blown shakedowns, where sensitive company information or customer data might […]Read More

How I . . .

TURNED TRAGEDY INTO INSPIRATION  AND ACTION By Janet Campbell My non-smoker mother died of lung cancer with no family history of the disease. Her death ten years ago was a decisive moment in my life. My life’s work has been in medical devices, where I’ve always been proud of being part of the best health […]Read More

Commercial Real Estate Market

THE STATE OF THE OFFICE MARKET IN TEXAS By Lauren Paris Texas is notorious for its business friendly climate, which includes no state income tax, a low cost of living, and ample workforce. It is also home base for 52 Fortune 500 companies, with $1.6 trillion in combined 2013 revenues. These attributes should continue to […]Read More