NEWS ARCHIVE


Palm Beach County Real Estate Cycle May Be Nearing Its Peak

By | January 22, 2019

The housing market in Palm Beach County is 19.76 percent above its long-term pricing trend, according to a new study from faculty at FAU College of Business.

FAU Programs Among the Best in 'U.S. News & World Report'

By | January 15, 2019

FAU's nursing, business and education programs are listed in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report national rankings for "Best Online Graduate Programs." Nursing is ranked No. 23 nationwide and No. 1 in Florida.

Hispanics' Consumer Confidence is Strong Going into 2019

By | January 14, 2019

Consumer confidence among Hispanics in the U.S. improved in the fourth quarter of 2018 as optimism grew about their financial situation as well as the nation's economic outlook, a new FAU index says.

U.S. Housing Cycle Nears Peak as Property Appreciation Slows

By | January 3, 2019

Housing prices are slightly overheated and residential real estate markets are experiencing minimal downward pressure on the demand for home ownership, a new FAU study says.

Laws to Curb Use of Cell Phones Save Lives of Motorcyclists

By | December 5, 2018

Laws to ban or curb drivers' use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at FAU and the University of Miami.

Real Estate Markets Peaking and Some are in a Pricing Bubble

By | December 4, 2018

U.S. metropolitan residential real estate markets are peaking and some cities are in another pricing bubble, according to the latest national index produced by FAU and FIU faculty.

Political Donations Lead to Sweetheart Deals in Contracts

By | November 19, 2018

Companies that make political donations are more likely to be awarded government contracts with terms containing "sweetheart deals" for the firms, according to a study by faculty at FAU College of Business.

Targeted Health Spending Decreases Infant Mortality Rates

By | November 8, 2018

A new study by researchers at FAU College of Business shows that targeted spending on public health activities specifically related to infant health significantly reduces infant mortality.

Bank of America's Brumley 2018 Business Leader of the Year

By | October 29, 2018

Fabiola Brumley, Bank of America's market president in Palm Beach County, will be honored as the 2018 Business Leader of the Year by FAU's College of Business on Jan. 30, 2019, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

Florida's U.S. Senate and Governor's Races Tight, Poll Finds

By | October 24, 2018

Rick Scott leads Bill Nelson by less than two points in Florida's critical U.S. Senate race, while Andrew Gillum maintains a narrow lead over Ron DeSantis in the battle to be the state's next governor.