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for: ‘November, 2011’

Job Growth Strong in Texas

The following points are from the “Monthly View of Texas Economy” publication:  Texas was responsible for 19.4 percent of the total jobs created nationwide from September 2010 to September  2011. The state’s private sector added 281,400 jobs, an annual growth rate of 3.3 percent compared with 1.7 percent for the nation’s private sector. All industries […]

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New Home Construction: Texas Leads the Way

According to the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M, three of the Metropolitan Statistical Areas in Texas are among the nation’s strongest when it comes to residential construction activity in terms of the value of private housing projects authorized last year Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown had $4.17 billion in new residential projects in 2010, more than any […]

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Nationwide Inward and Outward Movement

Click here to see an interactive map produced by Forbes and the IRS that demonstrates the inward and outward movement of individuals from county to county in the US. The black lines indicate net movement into a county and the red lines indicate net movement out of a county. As you can see, Travis county […]

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