Bristol TN and VA lead cities home sales growth rate; Erwin, Elizabethton, Johnson City net best price gains

Last year was a banner year for single-family home sales in Bristol TN and VA. Twin Cities … [Read More...]

Large number of Tri-Cities residents of prime working age absent from labor market

Current Census estimates for the Tri-Cities show almost one-in-three people age 20 through 64 didn’t … [Read More...]

Benchmark: Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP spending in the Tri-Cities

Now that we're in a new year and the 2017 tax cut/reform is in place some in Congress have turned … [Read More...]

Where the Tri-Cities jobs are and what jobs are in demand

It will be a couple of weeks before the local December labor market data will be available, but … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol has state’s highest Nov. sales tax collections growth, Tri-Cities lags NE Tenn. YTD growth trend

November was a wild ride month for sales tax collections in the Tri-Cities. The Kingsport-Bristol … [Read More...]

Will the Tri-Cities have enough workers for its open jobs?

November's Tri-Cities unemployment rate held at a record low for the third straight month. The … [Read More...]

Most of the MID cap would hit Washington and Carter county purchases

Defenders of the mortgage interest deduction (MID) framed changes in the GOP tax plan as a dagger in … [Read More...]

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...]

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