New England Business Report with Kim Carrigan and Joe Shortsleeve

New England Business Report with Kim Carrigan and Joe Shortsleeve

The New England Business Report is a lively discussion focusing on this region’s economy. Every Sunday morning at 8 AM for one hour we will discuss...Full Bio

Real Estate Trends, Summer Preparations, and Policy Changes: Insights from Business Leaders

Business Perspectives: Baseball, Real Estate, Solar Events, and Urban Health

On today’s program,  Timothy Zue, chief financial officer, for the Boston Red Sox talks about the business of baseball. Doug Banks, executive editor of the Boston business Journal talks about the New England revolution possibly building a stadium in Everett, Massachusetts. Jeff Lawson, the Director of hello Burlington, Vermont talks about the business impacts from Monday’s solar eclipse. Anthony Lamacchia of Lamacchia Realty talks about the impact of rising interest rates on the real estate market. Stephen Hanjack of the Massachusetts, golf Association joins us to discuss the business of golf as we move into spring. Jon Chesto, business reporter with The Boston Globe closes out the program talking about the health of downtown Boston.

Today's Business Roundup: Ports, Pricing, Property, and the Power of AI

On today’s program, Joe and Kim speak with Ernie Boch, CEO of Subaru of New England about the situation at the port of Baltimore. Doug Banks, executive editor of the Boston business journal talks about some colleges now charging $90,000 a year. Anthony Lamacchia of Lamacchia Realty talks about the supply of new homes on the market, and how inventory is improving. Patrick Sylvester, vice president with Leader Bank talks about a new program to help streamline the buying process in some cases closing a property in 10 days. Finally, Paul Carelis of MP talks about AI, artificial intelligence in the workplace.

Insights on Economic Trends and Industry Developments with Kim Carrigan and Joe Shortsleeve

Kim Carrigan and Joe Shortsleeve talk to the president of Leader Bank Jay Tuli about interest rates and the Feds latest move to hold interest rates steady. Doug Banks executive editor of the Boston Business Journal joins the program to talk about the latest traffic report showing that congestion on the highways is back to the 2019 levels. Anthony Lamacchia of Lamacchia Realty talks about the possibility of broker fees changing dramatically this summer following a major lawsuit against The National Association of Realtors.    Eric Papachristo, CEO of  A Street Hospitality talks about the opening of their new restaurant inside Raffles, Boston’s newest five star hotel.  Paul Carelis of MP Services talks about the use of AI when managing payroll and human resources. And finally Skip Perham, Sports management program Director at the Suffolk University Sawyer school of business, talks about the NCAA Tournament coming to Boston and the financial impact.

Boston Buzz: March Madness, Mass Pike, and Dating App Debuts!

On today’s program, Joe and Kim, talk to state senator Nick Collins about the St. Patrick’s Day breakfast and the St. Patrick’s Day parade. NCAA March madness gets underway this week, Joe and Kim talk to James Santore,  chief, marketing officer, for the RITHMM sports betting app, which makes you better at betting.  Anthony Lamacchia of Lamacchia Realty talks about President Biden‘s housing proposals unveiled in his state of the union speech. Greg, Ryan, senior reporter for the Boston business journal talks about plans to straighten out the Mass Pike  in Allston. And serial entrepreneur Paul English joins us to talk about the LOLA dating app which is now online in Boston.

March 10th - Kim Carrigan & Joe Shortsleeve speak with Doug Banks, Chris Anderson, Robert Mellion & Dexter Ang

Kim and Joe speak with Doug Banks, executive editor of the Boston business Journal about the company FORM ENERGY in Somerville. A Massachusetts success story. However, when it comes to expansion, FORM ENERGY isn’t building in Massachusetts. They also chat with Chris Anderson, President of the Massachusetts High Technology Council about the health of that business sector. Kim and Joe also look ahead to summer rental availability down on Cape Cod with Anthony Lamacchia of Lamacchia Realty. Robert Mellion, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Package Store Association reacts to lawmakers on Beacon Hill, making the pandemic DRINKS TO GO permanent. And Kim and Joe , close the show chatting with the CEO of Pison Technology Dexter Ang. About a new generation of wearable technology.

Doug Banks, Patrick Sylvester, Leo Sarkisian, Anthony Lamacchia, Colin Young, and Steve Clark

Joe and Kim talk to Doug Banks, Executive Editor of the Boston Business Journal, about the one year anniversary of the Silicon Valley Bank collapse. Patrick Sylvester, senior vice president for Capital Markets for Leader Bank, talks about the Feds next move on interest rates. Leo Sarkisian, executive Director of the Arc of Massachusetts, outlines the workforce crisis facing families with disabilities and possible solutions. Anthony Lamacchia owner of Lamacchia Realty discusses the spring real estate market. Colin Young, deputy editor of the State House News service explains the state attorney general’s lawsuit against the town of Milton. Steve Clark president of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association discussing minimum wage for waiters and waitresses.




Inaugural Show

Join Kim & Joe for their inaugural show on WRKO, sponsored by Lamacchia Realty, Leader Bank and Subaru of New England. They’re talking business and what’s happening in the local economy. On this episode, Kim & Joe talk with Doug Banks, Executive Editor of the Boston Business Journal, Jay Tulli, CEO of Leader Bank, Jim Rooney, President & CEO of the Boston Chamber of Commerce, Jon Chesto, Boston Globe Business Reporter, and Anthony Lamacchia, Founder & CEO of Lamacchia Realty.