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Survey: Restaurant sector still hurting from pandemic

The Delta variant dampened indoor dining at 88% of restaurants in the state, according to the report.

Home renovation projects on the rise, except in the Northeast

According to a new Harris Poll, the South leads the nation in home renovation activity with 57% of homeowners reporting significant home improvements, up from 40% in December 2020.

Surveys find Americans planning for summer vacations

Nearly half of Americans are still not eager to go back on cruise ships.

Small business survey finds opinion split on when profitability could return

Eight out 10 reported a decline in revenue, while three quarters reported a revenue decline of 25% or more, over the prior year.

SHU poll: Nearly two-thirds of CT residents support legalizing marijuana

Approval of Gov. Ned Lamont’s job performance rose from 55.9% to 57.3%.

CBIA survey finds most businesses cautiously optimistic about year ahead

Almost a quarter of employers anticipate increasing the size of their workforce over the next six months, while only 11% predict reductions.

State COO Geballe optimistic about state’s future, but CBIA survey indicates...

According to the new CBIA survey, 47% of businesses expect to see a profit this year – down considerably from 77% last year – with 28% forecasting a loss (versus 11% in 2019) and 25% hoping to break even (versus 13% last year).

Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk area ranked 10th most educated in nation by WalletHub

The metro statistical area received a total score of 71.91, placing eighth in “educational attainment” but 146th in “quality of education and attainment gap.”

Real estate in the COVID-19 era: Situation serious, but not hopeless

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.

Greenwich survey finds generally satisfied residents

“The resident satisfaction survey is an important tool for budgeting and to continually enrich the services we provide," First Selectman Peter Tesei said.

WBDC survey: Access to capital still #1 concern for women business...

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.

M&T Bank survey: Business optimism continues

According to the survey, 29 percent of firms plan to increase capital expenditures as a direct result of the tax cut package, and 25 percent plan to increase worker wage rates.

CBIA survey: Hiring outlook improves, skilled worker shortages persist

The manufacturing sector was particularly bullish, representing 62 percent of those companies expecting to add employees.

Survey: Most CT residents pessimistic about business conditions

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.

CBIA survey finds recruiting, training top challenges for CT manufacturers

Connecticut manufacturers will need to fill 13,600 positions by 2018 to meet growing demand, according to the survey.