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The Juwai IQI survey found 66% of U.S. real estate agents believed that the current time is a "good" or "very good" time to buy a home.
“The resident satisfaction survey is an important tool for budgeting and to continually enrich the services we provide," First Selectman Peter Tesei said.
Women business owners claim access to capital (25 percent), lack of start-up knowledge (20 percent) and the need to gain credibility (18 percent) as the three biggest challenges they faced when launching their own business.
The manufacturing sector was particularly bullish, representing 62 percent of those companies expecting to add employees.
The InformCT Consumer Confidence Survey found that 51 percent of residents do not believe the state’s economy is improving, compared with 24 percent that believe it is.
Connecticut manufacturers will need to fill 13,600 positions by 2018 to meet growing demand, according to the survey.
According to a new survey, the state finished No. 2 for gender equality, No. 3 for educational attainment, No. 3 for college readiness, No. 3 for state integrity and No. 7 for public safety.
Nearly 80 percent of respondents said that the state government, rather than the federal government, is most responsible for improving Connecticut’s jobs situation.