Consumer Demand, Investment Pickup Will Trump Market Turbulence

Consumer Demand, Investment Pickup Will Trump Market Turbulence ATLANTA–With China’s economy stalled and the European economy limping, GDP growth in coming quarters is predicated on healthy domestic consumer demand and the return of investment spending despite recent stock market turmoil, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic … [Read more...]

Economy to Bounce Back in Second Quarter

Georgia State's Dhawan Expects Economy to Bounce Back in Second Quarter ATLANTA – Real GDP grew at a paltry 0.2% for the first quarter of 2015, but Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business doesn’t think the factors that drove this stagnation are here to stay. “After I … [Read more...]

Braves V.P. promises economic benefits to Cobb County

The Atlanta Braves decision to move to Cobb County puts the team closer to its fan base, and will ultimately be a significant economic boon to the region,   Mike Plant, the Atlanta Braves’ Executive Vice President of Business Operations, told the Georgia Association of Business Brokers this week. In a 45-minute speech and question-and-answer … [Read more...]

Convention Chief Says Atlanta’s Tourism is Booming

ATLANTA, GA. –Atlanta’s tourism business is robust and getting stronger, Atlanta's convention chief said in a Jan. 27 speech Tuesday to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, the state’s largest professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises. William Pate, president of the Atlanta Convention & … [Read more...]

Eleven Ga. Business Brokers Sell $58 Million Plus of Businesses

Eleven Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with More than $58 Million Sold Eleven members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped business owners and entrepreneurs sell and buy more than $58 million worth of small- and medium-sized businesses in 2014. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in … [Read more...]

Financial Expert Ruth King to Discuss Small Business Profitability

ATLANTA, GA. –Financial expert Ruth King will describe how to help make small businesses profitable at the July 29 meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, the state’s largest professional organization dedicated to buying and selling businesses and franchises. King’s speech, titled “Do You Have the Courage to be Profitable?,” … [Read more...]

Surveys tout Georgia’s economy, business climate

Surveys tout Georgia’s economy, business climate By David Markiewicz and J. Scott Trubey - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Three surveys have named Georgia to their honor rolls for business climate. Business network CNBC on Tuesday named Georgia its top state for business for 2014. Two other surveys recognized the Peach State and the … [Read more...]

Georgia State’s Dhawan Waiting for Businesses to Invest Before Buying In to Optimism

  ATLANTA – Strong job growth, rising home prices and continued stock market appreciation point to economic health, but global tensions and lack of business spending are cause for concern, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business. “You might … [Read more...]