Social Security COLA increase will boost Tri-Cities economy by $3.6 million a month

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...]

Washington Co. TN leads region in number of nursing homes

Although Washington County, TN has the youngest median age in the Tri-Cities (40.3 years) it has the … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol, Johnson City MSA August retail sales collections in soft spot

Knoxville was the only Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Northeast Tennessee with a positive … [Read More...]

Sullivan County shines in Q3 housing affordability index

Sullivan County received some strong positive housing affordability information in Attom Data … [Read More...]

It’s not your father’s Tri-Cities labor market anymore

How many are working full-time, part-time and how many don't work It's accepted knowledge that more … [Read More...]

Johnson City, Kingsport-Bristol continue slowly adding jobs, area unemployment rates decline

The Tri-Cities economy added nonfarm jobs at the average rate of 200 a month in August. Compared to … [Read More...]

Personal income revision shows local economic recovery slower than previously reported

Revised data show the Tri-Cities economy is still clawing its way out of the black hole of the Great … [Read More...]

Gender pay gap narrows in Washington County; Household incomes see modest increase in Tri-Cities

Median household incomes in Sullivan and Washington counties didn't see the big 2016 gains they … [Read More...]

Sullivan County sees biggest drop in new commercial permits so far this year

While commercial building permits are a product of the business cycle, they're not always a good … [Read More...]

Johnson City metro area sees modest sales tax collection increase, Kingsport-Bristol posts big decline

Kingsport-Bristol joined Memphis as the only metro areas in Tennessee with year-over-year sales tax … [Read More...]

Index points to stronger Washington, Sullivan county housing market activity

Attom Data Solutions' Pre-Mover Index points to a stronger third quarter housing market activity in … [Read More...]

Three key metrics to watch in upcoming Tri-Cities labor market report

Friday's job report showed hiring has slowed in the service sector, which has fueled much of the … [Read More...]

Washington Co. continues Tri-Cities new home construction dominance

So far this year, Tri-Cities new home construction is slogging along at about the same pace as last … [Read More...]

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