A just released news story provided some encouraging news for the Greenville SC housing and job market. Below are some highlights of the report.
- There is a projected 10% increase in new home construction for 2012. In Greenville County for the first quarter of 2012 there were 447 building permits issued. That was a 23.1 % increase over the first quarter of 2011.
- There were 3,092 new jobs created in the Upstate during 2011.
- The inventory of used homes for sale is down over 17% which is a healthy sign.
Greenville continues to outperform most other major metropolitan areas and this news helps validate that point.