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US Regional Service

Maximize resource allocation and investments in US regions, states and metros

Do you need to identify business opportunities? Evaluate an economic development project?

This service provides 30-year economic forecasts for 9 regions, 50 states, 363+ metropolitan areas and 3,100+ counties. Leverage this data along with economic performance analysis to inform operational and investment decisions at the regional, state and metro level. Alternative planning scenarios and real estate-specific outlooks available for additional purchase. Delivered via our online platform, IHS Connect, these resources let you:

  • Analyze markets for location decisions and labor force quality/availability
  • Optimize asset management
  • Benchmark revenue and sales projections by region
  • Assess the impact of economic development initiatives and policies
  • Evaluate business loans and investment portfolios

What’s Included

Analysis

Event-driven
Customized email alerts on major US economic releases and major plant openings/expansions

Regional Reports (quarterly)
Includes regional economies and contains short-term forecasts covering 25 NAICs sectors and 200+ variables per region; economic structure analysis; outlook for regional employment growth sectors

State Reports (semi-annual)
Covers all 50 states, delivered in regional volumes for the Northeast, Midwest, South and West. Contains short-term forecasts of key indicators, analysis of economic structure, business climate, labor profiles, and key industries.

Metro Reports (Semi-annual)
executive summaries for the 100 largest metros. Contains short-term forecasts of key indicators, overviews of near-term developments, economic structure, labor and demographics, and key industries and employers.

Data & Forecasts

State Forecasts (monthly updates)
30-year forecasts for all 50 US states and the District of Columbia; 300 variables for each state

Metropolitan Forecasts (monthly updates)
30-year forecasts for 363 metro areas and 29 metro divisions; 75 variables for each metro-area

County Forecasts (semi-annual updates)
30-year forecasts for 3,100+ countries; 40 variables for each county

Member Privileges

Analyst Access
On-demand access to more than 150 full-time economists

Webcasts
Email invitations to IHS Economics webcasts hosted by our US economic forecasters

Service Add-Ons

Scenario Planning
  • Pessimistic and optimistic scenarios (monthly updates)
  • Coverage for all 50 states and 363 metro areas
  • 30-year forecasts for core concepts, delivered via Excel
Residential Real Estate Outlook
  • 5- and 10-year forecasts for state (50 variables and metro areas 20 variables)
  • Demand-side driver analysis
  • Coverage of housing starts, delinquencies, affordability, prices, mortgage activity and more

Solve Your Business Challenge

ChallengeSolution
I need to keep pace with the economic outlook.Get up-to-date analysis of US data releases, and attend webcasts on the latest economic events and trends.
I need to stay informed of changes in my business area.Read our executive summaries to understand the short-term outlook for all 50 states and 100 largest metros.
I need to evaluate new market opportunities, loans, investments and business locations as well as benchmark sales/revenue goals.Review 30-year forecasts for every state, 363 metropolitan areas and 3,100+ counties.
I need to forecast load capacity for my regions.Leverage our regional-, state- and city-level forecasts to understand how demand for utilities in the areas you service will evolve.
I need to factor alternative outcomes into my business plans.Leverage baseline, pessimistic and optimistic scenarios for states and metros.
When faced with a timely decision, I can’t find objective intelligence or expertise.Email our team of 150+ full-time economists for a fast response.

Industry Success Stories

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Jul 29

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Jun 01

Next phase of the smartphone revolution: Indoor maps

Over 90,000 indoor locations are forecast to be mapped and accessible via smartphone by the end of 2015, as indoor positioning edges closer toward mass acceptance. That number is projected to more than double by the end of the decade, with the retail environment—malls and larger stores—leading the way. Available on services like Google Maps, ind..more

Jun 01

EU cedes more power over GMO cultivation to member states

The European Union (EU) is implementing new rules making it easier for member states to decide whether to allow cultivation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) within their borders. GMOs are plants, animals, or micro-organisms whose genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally through fertilization. Corn, c..more

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Jul 31

Chinese solar producers look to hurdle US and European trade barriers by moving production abroad http://t.co/QDGQpK3PwW

Jul 29

Pakistani police kill leader of sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, his two sons and 11 others http://t.co/nNglLo27SI

Jul 29

The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1.7 percent Tuesday even after China pledged efforts to “stabilize” the market


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