‘Good news’ in economic forecasts for Morgantown area, state
The economic forecasts for the Morgantown area and West Virginia include “a lot of good news.”
The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics’ Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) recently published its 2014 Morgantown Metropolitan Statistical Area Economic Outlook. The report was released during the annual Morgantown MSA Economic Outlook Conference, held in Morgantown on Nov. 12.
‘Superlative’ service goal at Kettering Investment Strategies
Kettering Investment Strategies LLC is providing personal, “superlative” service to help clients accomplish their goals.
Owner/president Matt Kettering opened the business, which is an affiliate of Raymond James Financial Services, at 1408 Country Club Road in Fairmont at the beginning of August.
West Virginia High School Business Plan Competition teaches entrepreneurship
The West Virginia High School Business Plan Competition is teaching young people about entrepreneurship and giving them the skills for future success.
Bellini Beauty Bar wants to lift women
Bellini Beauty Bar wants to lift women up and help them realize that they deserve to feel beautiful.
Tax change puts Internet retailers and traditional businesses on equal footing
The spotlight is on sales tax fairness as Amazon is now collecting sales tax in the state.
In April, House Bill 2754, a sales and use tax clarification bill, was passed by the West Virginia Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
Customers can ‘feel at home’ at Creekside Tavern
Creekside Tavern offers an atmosphere where customers can “feel at home.”
Owner Paul Braham opened his new business at 2408 Paw Paw Creek Road at the beginning of October. He said he’s always been interested in owning a bar, and everything fell into place when he found out that the building in Grant Town was for sale.
West Virginia 23rd in State Business Tax Climate Index
West Virginia falls in the middle of all 50 states in a recent study ranking business tax climates.
Friendly Furniture Galleries marking 35 years
Friendly Furniture Galleries Inc. has been offering the Fairmont community a “friendly, homey kind of shopping experience” for 35 years.
At Your Service Catering eager to fulfill wishes
At Your Service Catering is giving customers a great time and great food at a fair price.
Rob and Janet Izydore opened this catering business in the Fairmont area in March. The company’s office is located at 273 Kimberly Circle at Deerfield Estates.
Appraisal reform: ‘Fair estimate of value on each property’
As the real estate appraisal process goes through different reforms, professionals remain dedicated to serving their customers.
One issue that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act addresses is how an appraisal should be handled by the bank, said Doug Butcher, president of Appraisal Resource Center Inc.
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