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Tri-Cities federal workers have highest avg. weekly wage of major labor market subgroups

Tri-Cities federal workers have the highest average weekly wage for major labor market subgroups. … [Read More...]

Perfect storm crimps Tri-Cities new home permits; builders say there’s still room for growth

The Tri-Cities new residential permits report was slammed by a perfect storm of bad consequences … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities Q3 home flips outperform national benchmarks; signal a cooling housing market

If you think the sales of flipped homes are a canary in the coal mine for the single-family resale … [Read More...]

Get ready for some sticker shock at cost of Tri-Cities elder care

Remember the numbers recently used to illustrate the contrast between the emergence of GenZ and the … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities employers add 1,000 jobs, unemployment rate down, private sector wages up

Tri-Cities employers added 1,000 nonfarm jobs in October, the unemployment was unchanged at 3.8%, … [Read More...]

Here comes Gen Z, but what about the 68,000 Tri-Cities residents on the front porch of old age

There’s a new generational group grabbing the fancy of writers who offer advice to employers and … [Read More...]

Local equity-rich properties decline, seriously underwater count see a big increase

Tri-Cities properties with mortgages have fallen behind the national equity rich benchmark for the … [Read More...]

Kingsport-Bristol Sept. sales tax collection growth rate second best in Tenn.

September was another solid month for sales tax collections in the Kingsport-Bristol Metropolitan … [Read More...]

Sullivan, Washington housing up, so is vacancy rate; fewer single-family, condo investment properties, vacancy rates up

Attom Data Solutions Q3 Zombie Foreclosure Report shows a negligible number of zombies in Sullivan … [Read More...]

Drill-down on Q3 Johnson City, Kingsport-Bristol home sales adds perspective on housing market

Attom Data Solution’s Q3 Home Sales Report is one of those drill-downs that offers some context to … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities labor market flirts with pre-recession levels; unemployment at 3.8%

For the second time this year there were more non-farm jobs in the Tri-Cities than they were during … [Read More...]

Economy booming, but 2017 Johnson City Census data waves red flags

Last year was a good year for the Johnson City Metropolitan Statistical Area's (MSA) economy. But a … [Read More...]

Tri-Cities sees first real economic growth since 2012; smaller NE Tenn. economies outperforming big metro areas

Last year was the best economy the Tri-Cities has seen in five years. It was the first year since … [Read More...]

Census tags winners, losers in Johnson City, Kingsport-Bristol metro areas as area economy moves to post-recession norm

The recently released American Community Survey (ACS) census data pointed to 2017 as a growth year … [Read More...]

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