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Mark Lautman on New Mexico In Focus

Posted by on Aug 18, 2013 in Press, TV | 0 comments

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New Mexico leaders plan for life in 2025 | News | Northeast Heights News

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Press, TV | 0 comments

New Mexico leaders plan for life in 2025 | News | Northeast Heights News.   Economists met with Albuquerque city leaders on Friday to ponder these questions: How many people will be living in New Mexico in 2025 and how many jobs will we need to support them? Today’s economic development and strategic planning session is just one of many meetings that will take place until the fall. The goal is to get lawmakers to start thinking about the future and how to restore New Mexico jobs to pre-recession numbers. “We’ve really suffered during the recession as much as any state and have yet to start growing again,” said Mark Lautman, a consultant in the meeting. Economists say the state needs jobs in the health care industry, call service, manufacturing and construction. Leaders at the meeting revealed the state...

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UNMs big idea: Help add 100,000 jobs

Posted by on Dec 10, 2012 in Press, TV | 0 comments

Source: UNMs big idea: Help add 100,000 jobs. Updated: Monday, 10 Dec 2012, 7:26 PM MSTPublished : Monday, 10 Dec 2012, 7:26 PM MST Deanna Sauceda  ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A recent report, “Expanding UNM’s Role in Economic Development” indicates New Mexico must replace 100,000 jobs to fully recover from the lingering recession, and the University of New Mexico has some ideas on how to develop those jobs. The report by Mark Lautman of Lautman Economic Architecture says UNM is already an environment ripe for job and business development. “Brilliant professors we have here do research and apply for grants,” Lautman notes.  “Every time they take down a National Science Foundation grant they are able to hire grad students, and they’re a job engine just like Intel.” Lautman says New Mexico has had the slowest economic recovery in the nation and...

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Apartments Becoming More Expensive, Scarce

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in TV | 0 comments

Apartments Becoming More Expensive, Scarce POSTED: 12:58 pm MDT June 3, 2011 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The housing market is still struggling and these days many people are choosing to rent rather than buy, so rent is going up in several parts of Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.Just a year ago, it seemed like apartment complexes couldn’t fill their units, with some offering three months free rent with a yearlong lease. But now, those concessions are gone and rental prices around the metro area have gone up due to high demand and the shoddy housing market. “It’s no longer the American Dream to own a house. People are trying to free up that equity and do other things with it. The Baby Boomers are competing with the Generation Y’ers for apartments,” Todd Clarke, with the New Mexico Apartment Association, said.According to...

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