14 Total Quotes

Jack Kyser Quotes

This industry is facing significant challenges.
Jack Kyser
#Challenges

There are a lot of wild cards in every one of these situations.
Jack Kyser
#Cards

[He points to booming auto sales as proof that consumers are still buying gas guzzlers even in the face of soaring prices.] They complain about the cost of gasoline, but when GM, Ford and Chrysler had their employee-discount programs, guess what they bought? ... You're watching this and scratching your head.
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#Proof

You have all these rapidly emerging areas around China, your head swims trying to keep up with it, ... We've had investment by Chinese firms for a long time, but they used to be very, very low key about it. Now they come in with trumpets blaring and flags flying saying, 'Pay attention to us.'
Jack Kyser
#Trying

The market is extremely strong, ... The office market has been improving steadily and there is a great demand for space in the industrial market.
Jack Kyser
#Office

People see this as an industry that's very glamorous and exciting, but it's an industry that's going through some major inflections,
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#People

His global perspective is very important because there are a lot of people who feel American universities have become too inward-focused. He's trying to open doors to the real world in the local business community and the global community.
Jack Kyser
#People

There's a lot of competition, and to survive, they're going to have to get lean and mean, ... As more banks merge, which we expect, you're going to see more of these layoffs.
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#Competition

Some studios are doing some moderate lay offs. LA's future is at stake.
Jack Kyser
#Future

Some studios are doing some moderate layoffs. LA's future is at stake.
Jack Kyser
#Future

I really don't know where they got those numbers. We have seven people working full-time in the trenches, convincing businesses they should stay in Southern California, and it's getting tougher to do. States are offering a lot more incentives than they used to. Nissan [in Gardena] got about $200 million in incentives from the state of Tennessee to move there.
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#People

It's not surprising that international trade would be No. 1 in L.A. County because we've got the two ports and Los Angeles International Airport, which handles a lot of freight. It tends to mostly be smaller, high-value goods like medical equipment and electronic components.
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#Trade

They constantly have to have something new or people will say, 'I've been there'. They need to find somebody that has deep pockets and very strategic thinking about the whole thing.
Jack Kyser
#People

People that have jobs that don't have health care, they put a great strain on the health services community. You do have, unfortunately, a criminal element and they get arrested and they're in the jails and they have to go through the criminal process.
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#Community