ECONOMY Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 4.2% in May 2016, a figure that gradually declined since February 2016, and only a slight decrease of 40-basis-points from a year ago. The 4.2% unemployment rate for Wisconsin remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.7%. The latest National Manpower Employment Outlook survey indicates positive prospects for.. read more →

22 Apr 2016
April 22, 2016

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q1 2016

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ECONOMY Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remained stable at 4.5% in March, down 0.1 percentage points (pp) from February, where it had remained unchanged for over a year. The 4.5% unemployment rate for Wisconsin remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.0%. The latest National Manpower Employment Outlook survey once again indicates positive prospects for job.. read more →

16 Nov 2015
November 16, 2015

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q3 2015

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ECONOMY Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 4.5% for August, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point (pp) from the prior month and a 0.8 pp decrease from a year ago.  The 4.5% unemployment rate for Wisconsin remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.1%.  The latest National Manpower Employment Outlook survey indicates the strongest hiring.. read more →

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 4.6% for May, an increase of 0.2 percentage point (pp) from the prior month and 0.9 pp decrease from a year ago. The 4.6% unemployment rate for Wisconsin remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.5%. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor.. read more →

30 Apr 2015
April 30, 2015

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q1 2015

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ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 4.8% for February, a decrease of 0.2 percentage point (pp) from the prior month and 1.3 pp decrease from a year ago. The 4.8% unemployment rate for Wisconsin is currently the lowest since July 2008 and remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.5%. Wisconsin’s job report,.. read more →

30 Jan 2015
January 30, 2015

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q4 2014

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ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2% for November, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points (pp) from the prior month and 1.2 pp decrease from a year ago. The 5.2% unemployment rate for Wisconsin is currently the lowest since October of 2008 and remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 5.8%. According to.. read more →

07 Nov 2014
November 7, 2014

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q3 2014

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ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 5.6% for August, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points (pp) from the prior month and 1.1 pp decrease from a year ago. The 5.6% unemployment rate for Wisconsin is also the lowest since October of 2008 and remains lower than the national unemployment rate of 6.1%. According to.. read more →

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The Wisconsin economic momentum continues to show slow and steady improvement.  Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 5.7% for May, a decrease of 0.1 percentage points (pp) from the prior month and 1.1 pp decrease from a year ago and still remains below the national unemployment rate of 6.3%. According to the latest figures.. read more →

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW The Wisconsin economy is making headway with steady signs of recovery as we start off the beginning of 2014.  Wisconsin’s unemployment rate declined to 6.1% for February, a decrease of 1.1 percentage points (pp) from a year ago and still remains below the national unemployment rate of 6.7%. Wisconsin’s job report, which spans.. read more →

04 Feb 2014
February 4, 2014

Milwaukee Office MarketBeat Q4 2013

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ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Similar to much of the nation, Wisconsin has been on the “slow and steady” course of economic improvement over the course of the past few years. The statewide unemployment rate was consistently on the decline in 2013, with November posting a 6.3% unemployment rate, less than the national rate of 7%. Over the.. read more →