Content Authored by: Victoria Pike Bond

Inland Empire business activity growth outpaces U.S. GDP in latest numbers

‘Hot’ IE housing market still has room to grow

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Job recovery, housing demand, consumer demand heating up Inland Empire economy

Region is outperforming along multiple measures

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity to hit pre-pandemic levels by end of year

Weak spot: labor market lags other parts of the economy

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity poised for strong growth in 2021

Pandemic underscores essential quality of life need for arts, entertainment

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Pent up consumer demand to drive rapid economic recovery in Inland Empire

Vaccine rollout, easing of public health mandates boosts local economic outlook

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Sustained economic growth finally in sight

Vaccines to the rescue

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity rebounds

Regional employment recovered more than 54,000 jobs

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

New economic forecast is both upbeat and cautionary

The California labor market is recovering but rate of job growth has slowed

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity takes a nosedive

Pandemic highlights strain on households with children

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Pandemic driving reductions won't reduce greenhouse gas emissions much

Economists find commuting is the only driving category to remain diminished

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Resurging virus could throw burgeoning economic recovery off its rails

Across U.S., California, and Inland Empire, chance of a rapid bounce dims

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Who is and who’s not receiving pandemic-related unemployment aid in Riverside County

Non-Hispanic whites least likely to fall outside of unemployment insurance coverage

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Policymakers are short shrifting the creative economy

COVID-19 health mandates disproportionally affect arts and culture businesses

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity blown off its years-long growth run

Healthcare under pressure as pandemic exposes critical industry shortcomings

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Economic turmoil expected through second quarter of 2020

COVID-19 will deliver a blow but how bad it will be is yet to be seen

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Why multifamily housing is expensive to build in Los Angeles

Report calls for policymakers to enact zoning and other reforms

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire helps drive California’s economic expansion

The region has a higher share of job growth than the nation, California as a whole, and neighboring Southern California metros

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Inland Empire business activity outpacing U.S. GDP growth

Local manufacturing industry remains a key growth sector

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business

Governor’s initiative misunderstands inland California’s economies

‘Regions Rise Together’ comparison to coastal regions may distort policy direction

By Victoria Pike Bond | | Business