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Inland Empire economy going strong, no recession in sight


Last updated 10/19/2018 at 4:19am

RIVERSIDE – The Inland Empire economy has gained more than double the number of jobs that were lost in the Great Recession, outpacing growth in neighboring metropolitan areas, with all indications that the regional economy will continue to expand through 2019, according to a report released Thursday, Oct.11, by the University of California Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting.

“The progress the Inland Empire economy has made over the past couple of years is the latest phase in a yearslong growth wave that has included broad-based employment gains across most industries, higher inc...

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tomsuttle writes:

The 'Inland Empire' is a big, big place. It is comprised, by common definition, of certain counties, and portions of others. One of those counties alone is larger than four of our United States. And no, not all of the vast IE area is economically hot. And, although some 'warmth' is varying felt throughout, actual 'hotness' is concentrated in particular spots. And some of those spots are moving toward red-hotness. Think Temecula, Murrieta, and peripheries.


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