BUSINESS LEADERS ECONOMIC REPORT: In Short-and Long-Term, Job Leaders Continue to be More Optimistic about MI Economy than U.S. Economy
DETROIT, Mich., April 21, 2015 – Business Leaders for Michigan (BLM), the state’s business roundtable, projects that the Michigan economy will continue to grow and outperform the U.S. economy in the next 6 to 18 months.
“The good news from this survey is that Michigan’s largest employers continue to be much more optimistic about Michigan’s short- and long-term economic prospects than they were a couple of years ago,“ said Doug Rothwell, BLM President and CEO. “Job providers continue to be bullish on the state and are backing it up with increased hiring and investment. Nearly half of Business Leaders for Michigan companies are forecasting increased investment in Michigan over the next six months.”