Lubbock, Texas Experiences Job Growth in 2008-2009
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Since: Jun 08
#1 May 28, 2009
At a time when we read about growing unemployment nationwide, Lubbock, Texas has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the State and, according to the Monthly Review of Texas Economy, a study by Texas A&M Universitys Real Estate Research Center, Lubbock is actually seeing job growth in several areas. According to the study, Lubbocks unemployment rate is 4.4% way below the national unemployment average.
Lubbock, Texas, is home to 5 world-class higher education institutions (including Texas Tech) and the Research Park the 5th largest Research and Development Park in the US. In addition Lubbock is a hub for health care, energy and agricultural related businesses and has become the business hub for West Texas and a place many innovative companies have chosen to locate.
In a January 2009 report by US News & World Report, Lubbock was also named one of the top 10 cities for Job Seeking Retirees.
In addition to better than the national average employment opportunity, Lubbocks median price of homes is considerably lower than the national median price of $169,000. One of the most unique new home communities in Lubbock is Vintage Township. amaster-planned community that is a microcosm of the style and pricing available in Lubbock. With prices starting in the $150s,Vintage Township offers a rich variety of homes both in size and price point to fit any stage of life. Some of the unique amenities at Vintage Township include more than 30 pocket parks, green space, an amphitheatre for weekend movies, two community pools, tennis and athletic club, a community garden and, at the heart ofVintage Township, a wonderful town center. At Vintage Townships town center youll find shops, restaurants, grocery store, library, a hotel and even an Assisted Living Facility.
If you want to experience Lubbock at its best, you want to experience Vintage Township. Click on www.VintageTownship.com to find out more about living a whole new way of living unparalleled by any other new homes neighborhood in Lubbock. Or better yet, visit the Vintage Township information center which is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am until 6 pm.
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