Check out this article from yesterday's Wenatchee World newspaper. It sheds a little light into the North Central Washington economy--the good and the bad--sharing the progress over the years, today's world and where we're headed in the future. Some high points include the "housing boom" and the arrival of several technology companies--like Microsoft, Yahoo and Intuit to name a few--who are looking to take advantage of the cheap land and power. The areas of concern appear to be the housing affordability index and labor shortages. With Wenatchee in particular ranking as the #1 market in the nation in terms of rising home prices, there is certainly some concern how this will affect the housing and labor markets.
Here's the article:
Our World: New investments and diversification lift NCW's economy
|By Rufus Woods, Editor and Publisher|
|Posted June 19, 2007|