Kiplinger Rates Seattle As A Comeback City For 2011

Real Estate Agent with -Coldwell Banker Danforth

Kiplinger's latest report on cities headed towards and economic comeback lists the Seattle metro as a likely candidate for some good news in 2011.  Seattle's job market outlook and diverse labor market continue to provide a path towards a faster recovery than many other cities. 

Population: 3,306,836 

Unemployment rate today: 9.1%

Forecast job growth for 2011: 2.1%

Clean technology, health care, hospitality and information technology will lift employment in the Seattle area by more than 2%, following a recession hit of nearly 8%.

Boeing is adding to its workforce each month and electric utility Seattle City Light's energy efficiency program, aimed at businesses and homes throughout the city, will create about 1,000 jobs by increasing local contractors' business.

Data are for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area

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Sam DeBord
Realtor® | Managing Broker | Coldwell Banker Danforth
ph: 206-658-3225 | email: sam(at)
Member NWMLS, N.A.R., WA Realtors, Seattle-King County Realtors

Source: Individually compiled NWMLS data. The NWMLS did not compile or publish this information.

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