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Economic Forecast Company Referral?

  • 1.  Economic Forecast Company Referral?

    Posted 04-20-2018 11:56
    Good morning,

    We are currently using a company called ITR Economics, which does quarterly reviews with us on trends in the market and helps us identify and forecast (used for strategic planning) on the economy.  They do this on different levels from Global, regional, etc.

    I am trying to see if there are any other companies out there that anyone uses for similar services that they could recommend.

    Thank you,

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    Vivian Lara BSBA
    Controller
    Martin Harris Construction, LLC
    Las Vegas NV
    (702) 474-8236
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  • 2.  RE: Economic Forecast Company Referral?

    Posted 04-21-2018 11:30
    Hi Vivian!

    I work for Dodge Data and Analytics and one of our core competencies is market forecast data and economic outlooks at the national, regional, state, and MSA level.  Happy to chat with you and send you some sample data. I've been involved with CFMA for some time and am familiar with your firm.

    You're welcome to drop me an email at pamela.hummel@construction.com or call me at 714-308-2023.


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    Pam Hummel
    Strategic Account Manager - National Accounts
    Dodge Data & Analytics
    Long Beach CA
    (714) 308-2023
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  • 3.  RE: Economic Forecast Company Referral?

    Posted 11 days ago
    Hi Vivian,  I (too) am looking into forecasting supply and demand curves in my business.

    I'm curious if you ended up finding any other data sources (both historical and forecasted) for the relevant indicators (# of construction starts, $ value & sq ft of projects, etc)?

    I received a quote from Dodge for the DFW MSA and thought it quite expensive.  For example, I know that through NACM companies can have access to discount Experian credit reports.  I wonder if there are ways to get discounted access to these forecasts?

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    Eric Dance CPA
    CFO
    Alliance Trucking LP
    Arlington TX
    (972) 445-1772
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