job growth

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Growth and employment in Austin

What a great time to be in a great place! Continue reading

What a place — Austin grows jobs!

There is an entrepreneurial ethic in Austin that you don’t find everywhere. Continue reading

Still flocking to Texas …

For the sixth consecutive year, Allied Van Lines reports that Texas enjoyed the highest level of net in-migration in the United States. I went to Allied Van Line’s source data and found the strength of Texas’ attraction even more impressive than the report sounded. Continue reading

More dollars, cheaper dollars … good news?

In a predictable environment entrepreneurs and businesspeople will gamble their capital and their livelihoods on the chance to build and grow — creating jobs and prosperity for many others along the way. Continue reading

Austin Employment Picture

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released five-year private sector employment statistics this morning (Texas cities hold top four job-growth spots), and I was pleased to see that the Austin metro area ranked third … Continue reading

Case-Shiller Improvements In Context

As I frequently do, I think it is important to provide an Austin/Central Texas perspective since our local and regional market has experienced the housing downturn and recession very differently than the five states where the worst impacts have been felt.
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Wow! Austin Rankings Keep Coming

Austin — Top 10 for Business and Careers … and so much more! Continue reading

Austin — a model for job creation

“Austin is emerging as one of the first pockets of the country where people are getting back to work ….” Continue reading

Employment — this is more than just semantics!

There is a difference between comparing employment from month to month, and comparing to the same month in a previous year. The Austin metro area gained jobs on a month-to-month basis for 8 of the 12 months from February 2009 through January 2010. Continue reading

More job growth for Austin?

The challenge is growing without sacrificing Austin’s wonderfully unique culture and lifestyle. There are a lot of people here who think we already missed that boat, but I think we’ve done pretty well, as evidenced by the fact that these young, leading edge firms continue to find the area attractive.
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