May Issue:

Housing demand in the United States remains brisk even as issues with supply and affordability mount, particularly in the West. RSM US forecasts solid sales and consumption throughout the economy this year, with housing starts sustained near their current level of 1.25 million at an annualized pace.

The Real Economy also offers a look at government resources available to companies for cyber reporting, provided by U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Finally, examine how growing trade tensions with China are impacting some middle market companies’ supply chains. Download the full issue for access to all insights.

About The Real Economy

The US middle market makes up nearly 40 percent of the country’s economy and employs one-third of its workforce, yet this economic growth engine is often overlooked. As the leading provider of assurance, tax and consulting services to middle market businesses, RSM wants to change the conversation.

The Real Economy is a monthly publication to help the middle market anticipate and address the unique issues and challenges facing their businesses and the industries in which they operate.  Written by RSM’s chief economist, Joe Brusuelas, and including the insights of professionals throughout the firm, The Real Economy is RSM’s answer to making sure the unique needs and opportunities of this important segment of our economy are given the attention they deserve.