Business Press Releases



U.S. Rental Increases

Fort Myers, Other Florida Metros Top List of Largest U.S. Rent Increases

By | 06/06/2022

Rents for homes and apartments have soared nationwide over the past year, and Florida remains at the heart of a problem overwhelming U.S. consumers, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

15 Housing Markets

Study: 15 Housing Markets Overvalued by More Than 50 Percent

By | 05/31/2022

The high cost of housing across the country is playing out in once-remote markets and major metropolitan areas, making homeownership unattainable for many Americans and a risky bet for others.

BEPI Inflation

FAU Poll: Floridians Cutting Back in Reaction to Rising Inflation

By | 05/25/2022

The economy, inflation and the high cost of housing are weighing on the minds of consumers as recent price hikes force Floridians to cut back on travel, entertainment and other discretionary items, according to the latest statewide survey from the FAU BEPI.

 


 
Entrepreneurship

Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

FAU Student’s Boating App Wins Business Plan Competition

By | 04/21/2021

A Florida Atlantic University undergraduate who created an app for the marine industry won the $10,000 first prize in the 13th annual Business Plan Competition held by FAU’s College of Business and the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.

 

departments

Rental apartments in May 2022

Rising Interest Rates Not Likely to Give Renters Relief

By | 06/28/2022

Crushing rent increases remain the norm across Florida and beyond, and the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate hike is unlikely to improve the landscape for cash-strapped renters, according to researchers at Florida Atlantic University and two other schools.

 

 
 
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