Aug. 17, 2017
Topic: economy

Chamber Survey Reveals Hesitation About Future Business Cutbacks

Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce president (and blogger) Simon Brackley passes along this chart, compiled from Chamber members' responses to the question, "If a declining economy forces you to have to cut business ...

Monday, November 16, 2009 by Corey Pein

Documents Reveal Executive Pay At Thornburg Mortage, Post-Bankruptcy

Why is this man smiling? Perhaps because, as the CEO of defunct Thornburg Mortgage, Inc., Larry Goldstone still draws a pretty good salary. The company paid him $188,274 in wages in July, according to bankruptc...

Monday, August 24, 2009 by Corey Pein

The List: Subsidized Job Training In Santa Fe

The image below links to a Microsoft Excel file listing all recipients of state job training funds in Santa Fe over the past few years. I wrote about some problems with the Job Training Incentive Program in thi...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 by Corey Pein

Quarterly Santa Fe Home Sales Down 11 Percent From Last Year

Such is the word from the Santa Fe Association of Realtors. Prices, they say, are holding steady. Condos are doing worse. "Now is the time to buy," according to Association President Mary Schroeder. That is, if...

Wednesday, July 8, 2009 by Corey Pein

Santa Fe's Future Squats

Here's more on the latest Santa Fe housing numbers from Alan Ball, general manager of Southwestern Title & Escrow in Santa Fe. If you're trying to sell. "I personally would like to write more upbeat news an...

Monday, July 13, 2009 by Corey Pein

Sorry, Compadres: NM Newspaper Bailout Unlikely

I just got a letter from former New Mexico Gov. Toney Anaya about my stimulus application for a newspaper bailout. Dear fellow New Mexican, Hello! This letter serves as a follow-up to your inquiry through the N...

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 by Corey Pein

Santa Fe Chamber Responds To 'Local-Washing' Charge

Someone at the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce has written and posted a response to the recent SFR item on a dispute between the Chamber and the Santa Fe Alliance over the "Buy Into It!" campaign. The idea that th...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 by Corey Pein

City Econo-Update: Tourists And Taxes

An addendum to this week's story on the sure-to-be-slow summer tourism season: Last week, SFR asked city of Santa Fe finance director David Millican what the projected 10 percent drop in hotel occupancy would t...

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 by Corey Pein

Socialist Redistribution In Wally World

The New Mexico Business Weekly republished a Wal-Mart press release this afternoon: The Walmart Foundation is giving $75,000 in academic scholarships to 25 college-bound students in New Mexico. Each student wil...

Friday, May 15, 2009 by Corey Pein

Another One Bites the Dust

May 16 is really going to suck for the young artistic class of Santa Fe. Not only does the College of Santa Fe celebrate its final graduation as a private school but The Candyman, the only indie music store in ...

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 by Patricia Sauthoff


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