Tag Archives: employment trends

Escalator App to Nowhere

See the June 2015 San Francisco Bay Area Employment Summary here. Job growth continues in the nine-county region. It does appear to be cooling off a bit. The core West-Bay Counties are still out-pacing the counties with more traditional employment … Continue reading

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Say Good-Bye to the Old

The trend splitting the Bay Area continued this month but with a little less vigor. The four “high-tech” counties that ring the western, eastern and southern edges of the San Francisco Bay continue to see strong employment growth. The five … Continue reading

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Bay Area Counties Diverge

An interesting trend is splitting the Bay Area this spring. The four counties that ring the western, eastern and southern edges of the San Francisco Bay have seen strong employment growth over the past six months. The five northern and … Continue reading

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A Two-Fer

Find the updated single-family home price trends and employment trends here. It’s a busy time in the good old San Francisco Bay Area. The economies of communities surrounding the bay are in overdrive while things are a little less peachy … Continue reading

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Job Growth POPS!

A month ago the Bay Area labor market appeared to have flatlined. Now! To the Moon, Alice! (Alert: Honeymooners reference) See the latest summary here. Top Statistics Statewide – January 2015 Unemployment Rate: 6.9% | -0.2 Labor Force: 18,936,200 |   … Continue reading

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Job Growth Stalls

Employment in the San Francisco Bay Area has stalled at just over 3.7 million over the past four months. There is general optimism for 2015 but housing prices and rents have also slowed. Should be an interesting spring! See the … Continue reading

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The Wan Year End

Wan as is pallid and sickly… or so ends the Year 2013 on the employment front. Employment in the Bay Area peaked in September and the labor force reached its zenith in July. The labor force trendline is sloping downward … Continue reading

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