The Eastern Panhandle is growing again and is forecast to gain momentum during the next four years, according to the latest forecast for the region, issued today by the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics. The Eastern Panhandle Region includes Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties in West Virginia.
The forecast was presented by the WVU College of Business and Economics today at the Eastern Panhandle Region Economic Outlook Conference at the Martinsburg Holiday Inn.
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Will West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle rebound in the jobs and housing markets in the coming year? What is the national economic outlook and how will that affect the region?
Those questions and others will be addressed at the Eastern Panhandle Economic Outlook Conference on Tuesday, October 26, at the Martinsburg Holiday Inn. The event is presented by the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER), and is sponsored by Centra Bank. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Patrick Mann, professor emeritus of economics in the West Virginia University College of Business and economics, is coordinator of the annual West Virginia Wind Working Group, which meets at Canaan Valley Resort and Conference Center on Oct. 19.