Business Forecast

Produced by the Chamber, in partnership with San Diego Private Bank , this monthly economic report conducted by Competitive Edge Research provides valuable insights into future trends of the regional business community as well as topical issues.


August Business Forecast Click Here

Plateau Persists in Business Confidence, Most county businesses believe upcoming minimum wage increase will hurt the economy … Read More

July Business Forecast Click Here

Annual measure of business climate and those considering a move from the county unchanged from 2016 … Read More

June Business Forecast Click Here

Business Community Maintains Steady Optimism Looking to Summer.  Concern for potential cyberattack on business grows from 2015 …Read More

May Business Forecast Click Here

Tank Empty on Business Community’s Enthusiasm for New State Gas. Tax Overall business outlook maintains positive outlook May 2017 … Read More

April Business Forecast Click Here

Business community holds steady with BOI at 23.7. Q1 2017 logs the best quarter since Q2 2015, but “Trump effect …>Read More

March Business Forecast Click Here

Business Confidence Continues Positive Trajectory brings continued good news with back-to-back months of healthy optimism. The Business Outlook Index … Read More

February Business Forecast Click Here

Business Confidence Soars in First Quarter! The positive trend we have seen the last few months from county businesses continues with a surge in optimism … Read more

Wells Fargo Business Forecast Click Here

January Business Forecast Click Here

New Year Brings Cautious Optimism

Majority of county businesses anticipate positive economic impact from Trump administration County businesses reported a moderately optimistic outlook at the close of 2016 … Read More


December Business Forecast Click Here

This month’s Business Forecast, shows the Business Outlook Index (BOI) among county businesses rebounded from nine to a far healthier 18. With a brighter outlook ahead, it seems the … Read More

November Business Forecast Click Here

County Business Outlook Drops To New Low. Continuing a trend that extends back over a year to mid-2015, San Diego County’s Business Outlook Index (BOI), which reflects how the business community assesses the coming three months, took a big 7.5 point drop Read More

October Business Forecast Click Here

Outlook Among County Businesses Holds Steady, Majority view their industry as overworked and say 30-hour workweek would hurt bottom line. After testing a new low point last month, county businesses show little change in their optimism for the last quarter Read More

September Business Forecast Click Here

County Business Outlook Takes Another Dip, Finds New Low. Feelings on diversity in business success mixed, but those that highly value diversity are enjoying far more success Read More

August Business Forecast Click Here

The region’s housing shortage continues to be a topic of much discussion and this month the Silvergate Bank-sponsored Business Forecast looks at what county businesses think of the issue. The findings reveal … Read More

July Business Forecast Click Here

Annual measure of business climate and those considering a move from the county remains stable. Confidence among San Diego County businesses in this month’s Silvergate Bank-sponsored Business Forecast has fallen to a new low. Inconsistent since the beginning of  Read More