Posts in the "Economic News" Category
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November 2018 housing starts up over 0.4% over 2017

Privately-owned housing building permits up 5% from October, and up 0.4% year-to-year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US Census by clicking here.Read more

December unemployment rises to 3.9%

The unemployment rate remained rose to 3.9%, Job gains of 312,000 occurred in health care, food services, construction, manufacturing and retail trade. You can see the full report byRead more

CCIM 4Q18 Real Estate Insights Report: CRE finance disruption: Deja Vu or Something New?

Recessions and CREF disruptions create new demands on technology and data analytics. Read the full report here.Read more

Puget Sound Jobs Forecast

Integra Realty Resources created a employment forecast showing jobs growth from 2016 through 2023 in 8 sectors, from services and retail through construction and manufacturing. Many sectors show slowingRead more

October unemployment unchaged at 3.7%

The unemployment rate remained unchanged from September at 3.7%, Job gains of 250,000 occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing. You can seeRead more

September 2018 housing starts up over 3.7% over 2017

Privately-owned housing building permits down 0.6% from August, but up 3.7% year-to-year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US Census by clicking here.Read more

September unemployment down to 3.7%

The unemployment rate went down to 3.7%, Job gains of 134,000 occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing. You can see the fullRead more

August employment increases by 201,000

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.9$, Job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, and mining. You can see the fullRead more

Unemployment rises to 4.0% in June

The unemployment rate rose to 4.0%, with employment continuing to grow in professional and business services, manufacturing, and health care. You can see the full report by clicking here.Read more

April 2018 housing starts up over 7.7% over 2017

Privately-owned housing building permits down 1.8% over March, but up 7.7% year-to-year. You can download a PDF of the full monthly report from the US Census by clicking here.Read more