In a city with a row of downtown restaurants that source locally and boast picture-perfect patios, plus three new taco eateries, two acclaimed hotel restaurants and a slew of specialty food shops, there is one place where you might have to wait in line.… Continue reading
March 01, 2018 11:27 AM
Idaho’s capital swept the competition, exceeding 2017 expansion projections “by nearly ever metric that matters,” the business magazine wrote. And according to Moody’s Analytics, the firm that provides data for Forbes’ annual list, Boise’s growth spurt is likely to continue. Boise ranked 11th on last year’s list.
“(Boise has) the pieces in place. It’s got the location, it’s got low cost, a healthy tech presence,” Moody’s senior economist Adam Kamins told… Continue reading
Forbes’ annual list of America’s fastest-growing cities provides a holistic picture of places on the upswing. We look at growth of population, employment, wages and economic output. We also use home price growth as a proxy for wealth. Here are the 25 metropolitan areas (including divisions) across the country experiencing the biggest overall surges, plus the growth rates and projections that got them on the list.
For the methodology and trends behind this list read: America’s Fastest-Growing Cities 2018
1. Boise City-ID… Continue reading
#2 – Boise, Idaho
Boise is an education city, so if you want to attend or work for Boise State University, the area’s largest employer, this is the community for you. However, it’s also an outdoor community, with more than 28 miles of pathways and easy access to mountains, deserts, and rivers. Throw in a reputation for friendliness and affordable living, and it’s pretty easy to see why so many people love to call Boise home.
(Compared to the other cities on this list)
Could Now Be the Best Time This Year to Buy a Home in Ada County?
In this month’s market report, we look at the question posed in a recent realtor.com article: “Is This September the Perfect Month to Buy a Home?”
While that article looked at national trends, based on the latest statistics from the Ada County Association of REALTORS®, the answer for our market seems to be “yes.”
Following the article’s lead, let’s take a closer look at local… Continue reading