Demand for high-end homes in Tri-Cities increase during Q3

Demand for high-end housing increased during the third quarter and Washington County VA led the Tri-Cities area in the construction of those homes – but only by two permits. High-end homes are defined by Market Edge in its Resident Building … [Read more...]

New home construction slows in Sullivan, Washington counties; smaller counties picking up the pace

The Tri-Cities new home industry posted modest growth during the third quarter marked by a slowdown major markets slowdown balanced by growth in smaller county markets. Permit pulls for new residential residences was 2.7% better than Q3 last year. … [Read more...]

Tri-Cities job creation continues, but it’s slowing down; private sector wages continue making gains

Tri-Cities job creation increased for the 17th straight month in October. While that's welcome news, don't overlook the trend. October's growth rate continued a seven-month slowing, and the three-month moving average dropped below 1% for the first … [Read more...]

Kingport’s goal is to grow its population by 500 people a year

Kingsport has marshaled its efforts for a new growth goal. The Model City is turning up the heat under efforts to make it a destination city as a growth model. If the truth is known, Bristol and Johnson City likely have or soon will have similar … [Read more...]