A recent study by Stessa shows that the San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan area had a loan approval rate of 81.4%, which is about 5% lower than the national average. Despite the lower rate of mortgage approvals, San Antonio’s housing market has stayed red hot.
Affordability, balancing online and in-person learning and supporting underserved communities are just a few of the daunting challenges being juggled by the higher education sector today. However, these challenges have also created opportunities for institutions to rethink their strategies. Invest: spoke to leading higher education leaders across New Jersey to ask their thoughts on what the future holds in this fluid landscape for their institutions and the sector overall.
3. opens in a new windowNew fund aims to help small businesses recover from COVID-19 and civil unrest
Twin Cities nonprofits have come together to provide low-interest loans to businesses impacted by COVID-19 or damaged during the civil unrest in the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd by a police officer — raising more than $17 million in funds so far.
There is no short supply of innovative and strong female leaders driving the community forward in Miami-Dade County. In both the public and private sector, these women are making decisions and leading the way toward an even stronger future for the county.
Women leaders are playing a significant role in reshaping and growing Atlanta’s economy. Focus: Atlanta had the privilege of meeting and speaking with some of these women leaders that are making strides in their industry and creating a more robust future for the region.