Is winter really coming?

From The Frederick News-Post: Maybe it’s a morning in late September. You step outside to pick up your News-Post from the driveway. You’re wearing a thin T-shirt, and you suddenly notice a chill in the air that wasn’t there the morning before. “Winter’s coming,” you think. Something very similar should have and probably did happen when community

D.C. posts strong job gains. But is this pace sustainable?

From The Washington Post: The Washington metropolitan area added 83,100 jobs in the one-year period ending in July —the strongest showing in more than a decade—even as unemployment increased in the District proper, according to data reported Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate for the District rose by three-10ths of a

Recession Aftermath: The Rise and Fall of the Washington Region

From Inside Sources: Washington D.C. has fueled resentment as the nation’s capital continued to show economic strength even as much of the country struggled. But what’s often overlooked is it has since dropped from its place at the top. The Great Recession is one of the most severe economic downturns in American history. Washington D.C.

Greater Washington is not attracting young adults like it used to

From The Washington Business Journal: Greater Washington is slipping when it comes to attracting and retaining younger workers. In 2016, the region added 53,508 people, about 0.9 percent growth, but most of that came from older populations, according to data from the Stephen S. Fuller Institute at George Mason University. Greater Washington actually lost about 2,000 people

Washington economy’s pull may be fading, study says

From The Frederick News-Post:  A report released earlier this month suggests that the Washington region’s economic impact has been fading compared to the influence of its metropolitan peers around the country. The Houston metropolitan area’s economy is projected to move ahead of Washington’s in 2018, and Washington is expected to drop to sixth place, ahead