DFW Economy

Take a Hard Look: April Jobs Report Is Not Going To Be Pretty

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2020 / 1 Comment

DFW job gains shine in March, but April and May are not going to be so bright…

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Want To Start a Business? DFW Is Not a Bad Place to Start

By Candy's Dirt / May 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

From staff reports Thanks to the Internet, you can start a business just about anywhere, but 20 cities are better for budding entrepreneurs — and Dallas-Fort Worth appears there, WalletHub said this week. Fort Worth ranked 11th on the list of 100, while Dallas and Irving were 15th and 17th, respectively. Three more North Texas […]

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Housing Affordability Continues to Lag in Dallas

By Candy's Dirt / March 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
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From staff reports Although housing affordability is at an all-time low in Dallas, home price appreciation has decelerated recently, the latest report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas revealed. The report, released March 14, also revealed that Dallas-Fort Worth employment grew by 2.5 percent in 2018.

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Immigration Policies Under Trump Administration Threaten DFW Economy

By Heather Hunter / March 17, 2017 / 10 Comments

Second only to California, Texas hosts largest immigrant population in the United States. And in Dallas-Fort Worth alone, more than 1.2 million immigrants make their homes, hold jobs, attend schools, and participate in local communities. An integral part of the DFW economy, immigrants contributed $8.4 billion in taxes and over $25 billion in spending power […]

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