Changes in retail space provide an insight to regional economic activity over time. Key indicators include vacancy rates, rental rates and net absorption rates which measures whether the current inventory level is shrinking or growing.
Local Government Expenditures
The growth in local government costs has slowed substantially since 2008.
It is virtually guaranteed that Long Island will not meet its goal to preserve 10% of the Island’s land mass as open space and farmland by 2016.
Long Island is experiencing a rapid rise in contaminants in our aquifer system and in our surface waters.