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Key Takeaways for Your Region

  • The U.S. economy’s projected slowdown in 2024 poses challenges for the Charlotte Region, and yet the area’s especially strong housing sector and advanced industry mix make it a regional beacon of sustained growth.
  • Elevated interest rates will continue to slow growth, particularly in the Finance and Real Estate sector, which is Charlotte’s largest and most productive sector measured by output.
  • Labor is a key challenge in the region, as matching worker abilities with dynamic industry demands is a constant need, and developing a skilled young workforce is a perennial issue.

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Fifth Third is a bank that's as long on innovation as it is on history. Since 1858, we've been helping individuals, families, businesses and communities grow through smart financial services that improve lives. Our list of firsts is extensive, and it's one that continues to expand as we explore the intersection of tech-driven innovation, dedicated people and focused community impact. Fifth Third is one of the few U.S.-based banks to have been named among Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies® for several years. With a commitment to taking care of our customers, employees, communities and shareholders, our goal is not only to be the nation's highest performing regional bank, but to be the bank people most value and trust.

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Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

We develop and promote innovative, market-based solutions to vital economic issues. With the belief that private enterprise is the cornerstone of a prosperous and free society, we foster the entrepreneurial spirit to stimulate economic prosperity and improve the lives of people in North Carolina, across the country and around the world.

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