Confidence in the equipment-finance market dropped slightly between February and March. The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's index reached 58 last month, compared with 58.7 in February. Nearly 22% of industry professionals surveyed think business will improve in the next four months, up from 20% in February.
Confidence in the equipment-finance market has dropped to a reading of 58 this month, down from February's 58.7, according to an index by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation. The result indicates a stabilization of optimism, after the index rose for two straight months, analysts say.
Midtown at Forest Acres, a retail center in Columbia, S.C., will be repositioned and rebranded by its new partial owner, Village at Sandhill developer Alan Kahn. His first step will be to restore the original name, Richland Mall. Kahn will also handle management and leasing.