In This Issue
Hardware Hangs In
Turns out, predicting the effects of a pandemic on a global economy is kind of impossible. In the midst of the uncertainty, those companies that crumbled and those that found ways to thrive seemed random at times, depending on local economies, access to financial aid, the unpredictability of consumers, changing regulations, and a little bit of “who knows.”
While rare earth elements can be found throughout the world, including in Alaska, most of the world’s production takes place in China, putting the supply chain for hundreds of products—as well as significant defense applications—at risk.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the economy and changed the landscape of commercial real estate in Alaska. The good news is that experts say it’s only a matter of time before the market rebounds.
Community visitor centers, roadside cabins, and robust trail systems are essential infrastructure needed to support the multi-billion dollar tourism sector in Alaska.
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