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WASHINGTON | Solid US job growth is likely to be reported for August

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers likely hired at a healthy pace in August, emboldened by brisk consumer spending and an economy that keeps growing steadily. Economists have forecast that employers added 189,000 jobs in August and that the unemployment rate dipped from an already-low 3.9 percent to 3.8 percent, according to data provider FactSet. That would … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Solid US job growth is likely to be reported for August

Slower job growth in December does not alter the overall positive picture

NEW YORK/ Jan. 5, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — Employment increased by 148,000 jobs in December after increasing by 252,000 jobs in November. December’s job growth came well below expectations. Still, the overall labor market picture is brighter than this month’s figure suggests with average job growth exceeding 200,000 for the past three months and 170,000 for … Continue reading Slower job growth in December does not alter the overall positive picture

United Van Lines’ National Movers Study Shows Americans Continue To Move West And South

ST. LOUIS/ Jan. 2, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Americans are moving westward, flocking to the Mountain and Pacific West, while the Northeast and Midwest continue to lose residents. In 2017, more residents moved out of Illinois than any other state with 63 percent of moves being outbound. Vermont had the highest percentage of inbound migration in 2017 … Continue reading United Van Lines’ National Movers Study Shows Americans Continue To Move West And South

Missouri celebrates over 1,300 new jobs throughout the state, building on momentum

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/September 14, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — Building on Missouri’s growing pro-business momentum, the Missouri Department of Economic Development celebrates 15 additional businesses embarking on expansions across the state, in addition to those that were highlighted last week by Governor Eric Greitens. In total, all of these businesses are expected to create 1,391 new jobs … Continue reading Missouri celebrates over 1,300 new jobs throughout the state, building on momentum

Real Estate Reuse: U-Haul Transforming Office Space into Self-Storage Facility

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo./ August 16, 2017 (PRN)(StlRealEstate.News) — U-Haul® sustainability initiatives are being applied through the adaptive reuse of an old commercial office space at 6805 Corporate Drive in Colorado Springs. U-Haul acquired the 201,515 square-foot building, now U-Haul Moving & Storage at Tiffany Square, on March 9. Renovations will produce more than 400 indoor climate-controlled … Continue reading Real Estate Reuse: U-Haul Transforming Office Space into Self-Storage Facility

US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in May by adding only 138,000 jobs, though hiring was still enough to help nudge the unemployment rate down to a 16 year-low. The Labor Department said Friday that the jobless rate fell to 4.3 percent the lowest level since 2001, from 4.4 percent. Still, the … Continue reading US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent