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Airports are about to get an $8B boost. Where’s that money going?
Jun 23, 2021

Airports are about to get an $8B boost. Where’s that money going?

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We also talk movie theaters, GDP growth, the challenges of shopping for green cars and a downturn in house flipping.

Segments From this episode

Even house flippers are being priced out of the market

Jun 23, 2021
Record-high housing prices are making life difficult for house flippers looking to make a quick buck.
With a hot housing market, some house flippers have switched to a flip-to-rent model instead of resale.
Spencer Platt via Getty Images

Can $8B in grants smooth out U.S. airports' uneven recovery?

Jun 23, 2021
Passenger numbers are bouncing back. But for business destinations and international hubs, the recovery is taking longer.
The United Airlines check-in counter at San Francisco International.
Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images

Big screens are back, but what about audiences?

Jun 23, 2021
Stephanie Silverman, executive director of an independent movie theater in Nashville, is navigating an industry in transition.
The Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee, reopened on April 23, but executive director Stephanie Silverman says the crowds have been "inconsistent."
Tom Gatlin courtesy Belcourt Theatre

Warehouse space in high demand as companies shift to e-commerce

Jun 23, 2021
The U.S. may need an additional 330 million square feet of distribution space by 2025 to handle the expected expansion of online sales.
Companies large and small are expanding their warehouse space and leaving "just in time" inventory management behind.
Oli Scarf via Getty Images

Predictions about GDP this fall

Jun 23, 2021
Some say the economy could get a boost in the fall, even with potential threats looming.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

How easy is it to find an affordable, energy-efficient car? Depends where you live.

Jun 23, 2021
Amy Harder at Breakthrough Energy describes her car-buying journey.
Amy Harder in her new car: a prius. "I like to joke that it's like going into the grocery store, saying you're going to find the most exciting ice cream flavor ever, and you come out with vanilla," said Harder.
Courtesy of Amy Harder

Music from the episode

Agrimony MF DOOM
Kinda Lovely Poolside, Panama
Goodness Emancipator

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer