CIRB Report and Beacon Economics Release New Economic Outlook Report

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Produced by Beacon Economics and distributed exclusively by the CIRB (Construction Industry Research Board) Report, The Economic Outlook – Spring 2020 analyzes the impact of the coronavirus, employment trends, the next recession and more.

The Economic Outlook – Spring 2020 was released on Monday, March 23, 2020 to the CIRB Marketplace, an online platform and marketing service for research organizations to publish data reports on various topics in the building industry, such as forecasts, economic analyses, and development.

Beacon Economics is the latest organization to contribute a publication to the Marketplace. The Economic Outlook is a comprehensive near-term forecast for the U.S., California, and California regional economies.

This succinct compilation for Spring 2020 delivers up-to-date analysis of leading indicators driving the economy, such as the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), employment trends (including forecasts), and the next recession.

The Spring 2020 outlook is the first installment of Beacon publications that will be available quarterly on the CIRB Report website.

This Economic Outlook and other reports on building permit activity can be downloaded from

About the CIRB Report:
Since 1954, the CIRB (Construction Industry Research Board) Report, a service provided by the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF), has been the industry’s premier building permit data source for the State of California. Publications are released monthly, annually and by custom request, including permit statistics for residential and non-residential construction covering all 58 counties and incorporated cities. For information on the CIRB Report or the CIRB Marketplace, visit

About Beacon Economics:
Founded in 2007, Beacon Economics, an LLC and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE) with the state of California, is a leading independent research and consulting firm dedicated to delivering accurate, insightful, and objectively-based economic analysis. Leveraging unique proprietary models, vast databases, and sophisticated data processing, the firm equips its clients with the analysis needed to understand on-the-ground realities and make informed business and policy decisions. Learn more at

About CHF:
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization representing California’s homebuilding industry. The California Homebuilding Foundation’s mission is to advance homebuilding in California through scholarships, research, education and professional recognition. Visit for more information on programs and services provided by CHF.

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