Emerging Leader: July 2022
Name: Alex Ferry Title (Include Company): State Farm Insurance Agent How do you define leadership? Someone who is disciplined in their craft that influences others around them without trying. They lead by example in a humble manner that encourages an environment of servant-based leadership. Leadership also characterizes someone who prioritizes …
Salem Coffee Roasters Lifts Up Other Coffee Growers Around the World
Local Business is Blowing Up!
SALEM- Rose City Balloons started as a passion and turned into a business for entrepreneur Betsy Vega.
Technically, her creativity and business began in 2007 when she began decorating her kids’ birthdays. Her son wanted a Spongebob theme for his seventh birthday and so her passion was born.
At the time, Vega had a full-time job at a cancer center in …
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Commercial Real Estate: Retail in Salem by Zip Code
Salem’s new Costco is complete, parking lots of our area’s shopping centers are largely full and our residents are seemingly back to normal following a Covid-induced slide in many retail sectors – particularly dining. There’s certainly more than meets the eye, which has never been more true than now in the retail sector of commercial real es…
Change of Use is the New Theme in Commercial
Mortgage Market Offers a Lending Hand
Salem Is the 9th Most Dependent Midsize U.S. Metro on Small Businesses
You can see in a new report from Smartest Dollar looking at which U.S. locations are most dependent on small businesses, despite representing 99.9% of all businesses in the country and generating nearly half U.S. annual GDP, the role of small businesses in the economy has been on a decline for several decades. In the late 1980s, small businesses employed 54.…