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Leaders rally against Army force reductions

Community leaders in Anchorage and Fairbanks are rolling out the red carpet for a Pentagon team visiting Alaska that is considering possible reductions of Army troops at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage and Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks. The visitors will be in Anchorage Feb. 23 and in Fairbanks Feb. 24.

EYE ON WALL STREET: U.S. stocks sink, bonds rally, dollar rises against yen, euro

Fed stays ‘patient’ on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflation

Eye on Wall Street: Global multi-speed expansion to continue

Hoffbeck took roundabout path to Revenue commissioner

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Corps has $210 million plan for Nome port expansion

Corps has $210 million plan for Nome port expansion

An expansion plan for the Port of Nome is starting to take shape. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District released a draft feasibility report Feb. 20 that outlines what it sees as a reasonable Arctic deep-draft port.
Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise

Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise

It was a mixed bag for Anchorage’s housing market in 2014. While demand slowed, prices generally continued to grow. Michael Droege of Century 21 Realty Solutions told the Anchorage Board of Realtors that the total number of units sold in the municipality fell 4.2 percent last year, to slightly less than 4,000.
Construction forecast positive in short term with 3% dip

Construction forecast positive in short term with 3% dip

The state budget may be grim but Alaska’s construction industry as a whole should have another good year, according to a University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research forecast. The 2015 construction outlook predicts a total spend of more than $8.5 billion statewide. That would be a 3 percent decline from the revised 2014 projection of $8.8 billion worth of construction activity in Alaska.
State funds in slashed capital  budget down 91% from 2013

State funds in slashed capital budget down 91% from 2013

Anchorage office market hesitant, retail future bright

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Alaska has work to do to improve its appraisal dilemma

Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise

Anchorage residential sales decline 4.2% as prices rise

It was a mixed bag for Anchorage’s housing market in 2014. While demand slowed, prices generally continued to grow. Michael Droege of Century 21 Realty Solutions told the Anchorage Board of Realtors that the total number of units sold in the municipality fell 4.2 percent last year, to slightly less than 4,000.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Winter real estate could get boost from recent changes

Anchorage office market hesitant, retail future bright

Anchorage commercial real estate market going strong

United Way launches effort to address housing shortage

United Way launches effort to address housing shortage

United Way Anchorage is spearheading a collaborative effort to attack Anchorage’s housing woes.
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