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Johnson City YTD sales tax collections up, Kingsport-Bristol down

Tri-Cities metro areas joined Morristown to trail Knoxville and the state in year-over-year October … [Read More...]

How local city household incomes, worker wages look in Census multi-year estimates

A recently-released set of Census Bureau social and economic multi-year estimates offers a glimpse … [Read More...]

Indicators point to strong Q4 home sales in Sullivan, Washington counties

Reports from Attom Data's Solutions and the Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors (NETAR) … [Read More...]

Local economy adds jobs, unemployment rates low – but all is not well

The Tri-Cities economy continued adding jobs in October, and the region's unemployment rate was in … [Read More...]

Kingsport jobs: Where the workers live

Look at any of the roads around Kingsport on any weekday morning or afternoon, and it's immediately … [Read More...]

Part 2 Tri-Cities rental situation – fewer single-family units, higher vacancy rates

There were more rental property vacancies in over than half of the Tri-Cities region's zip code … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities economy looks good, but….. Benchmarking the recovery, looking for a new normal

Local employment rates are at historic lows. Homebuilders are the busiest they've been since the … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sales tax collections make tepid September showing

Retail sales tax collections slipped for the third straight month in September while … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities, Johnson City and county jobless rates drop to new lows, economy continues adding jobs

The Tri-Cities economy continued adding non-farm jobs in September while the number of people … [Read More...]

Reports show strengths, weaknesses in Tri-Cities single-family, apartment rental markets

Gross single-family rental yields for Washington and Sullivan counties were down in the third … [Read More...]

Hawkins County emerging as growth bright spot

The volume of good economic news coming out of Hawkins County is almost enough to make elected … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities new home market is finally taking off

After seven years of declining new home activity and another four years of slow growth, the market … [Read More...]

Social Security COLA increase will boost Tri-Cities economy by $3.6 million a month, but it’s nothing for elders to cheer about

The Tri-Cities economy will get a $3.6 million a month bump when local residents get their first … [Read More...]

A Tri-Cities’ ticking population time bomb

Remember the adage that a rising economy raises all boats. Today's economy is showing that's not … [Read More...]

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