TITLE

ECONOMIST SAYS BAD TIMES TO PERSIST IN LAS VEGAS

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Hubble
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/2/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, pP20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Nevada's local economist Keith Schwer has painted a bleak picture of the Las Vegas economy in his Southern Nevada Index of Leading Economic Indicators. In the report, the index fell to 129.56 in December 2008 which is down from 129.90 in November 2008 and that commercial building permit valuation declined 90.3% in October 2008 compared to 2007's $35.9 million. Also dropped are residential permit valuations which reflected a drop of 87.3% to $76.6 million.
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