Manufacturing sector bright spot in Houston economy

Houston's manufacturing sector and housing market have experienced notable growth in recent history.The Houston area has one of the strongest local economies in the country, resulting in job creation across a number of different sectors.According to a recent report from Forbes Magazine, Houston ranked at the top of the list, as the metropolitan area with the largest manufacturing growth.In the past decade, the manufacturing sector grew at an explosive rate of 20.8 percent, aided by a 1.8 percent increase in the past year. This occurred despite a period of intense economic hardship following the real estate bubble burst and subsequent recession that rocked much of the rest of the nation.Americans considering a move to Houston for its strong job market may also be pleased to hear that local real estate has also experienced significant gains so far this year, which could make the purchase of a Houston home a great investment.During the month of August, home prices surged 4 percent from a year earlier, according to the Houston Association of Realtors. This marked 15 consecutive months of appreciating property values.? Real Estate News brought to you by 2M Realty, a true expert in the online real estate market.

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