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Austin, TX the leader in National Economic Rankings … Again

Austin, Texas Employment Graph

After a one month drop from the top spot in the Business Journals “On Numbers Economic Index” Austin has returned to first on the list.  Austin had been the national leader from February through June until Provo, Utah moved ahead in July. The Business Journal’s On Numbers Economic Index attempts to distinguish the best economy …

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Texas Leads the Nation in Job Creation in 2010

It is always great news for the Real Estate Industry when job creation is trending upward.  Job creation fuels home construction which then feeds the retail market, which then drives the office & industrial markets.  The State of Texas led the nation in job growth in 2010 and so things continue to look up in …

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Austin is Highest Rated U.S. City for Economic Recovery

The Brookings Institute identifies Austin, Texas as #1 among U.S. Cities for its recovery from the nation’s economic woes.  Three main indicators were used in their analysis – Employment Growth, Per capita gross value added and Income per person. three main indicators between 1993 and 2010: employment growth, per-capita gross value added and income per …

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How Austin, Texas Ranks!

Austin, Texas receives its share of honors on a regular basis.  Here’s a listing of many of their “Best of” designations. Austin, No. 3 Dog-Friendly City, DogFriendly.com, ABJ, 5/17/10 Austin, 6th Most Moved to City, U-Haul Report, ABJ, 4/6/10 This one is from Time Magazine in its 3/19/10 edition. The focus is on employment and …

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Monthly Austin Economic Indicators

The Austin Chamber of Commerce provides a monthly look at the Austin Economy and the Indicators that show information including: Employment, consumer price indexes, sales taxes, airport travel, patent activity, venture capital, building permits, home sales, listings, home pricing, office and industrial occupancy and lease rates. April 2010 Austin Economic Market Report March 2010 Austin …

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