A roundup of Granite State economic headlines: It's all about the labor force, according to a midyear economic review -- businesses have plenty of job openings but there aren't enough workers to fill them. Commercial real estate gets a makeover, with old shopping malls and a race-track finding new life. And reaction to a national study on manufacturing, which says a strong education system is the key to success.
- Jeff Feingold, editor of New Hampshire Business Review
- Steve Norton, executive director of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy Studies
- Russ Thibeault, president of Applied Economic Research, an economic and real estate consulting firm in Laconia.
Check out the NHBR Mid-Year Review.