Austin economic growth remained robust in January. According to revised data, employment grew 4.2 percent in 2017, the fastest rate among Texas’ large metro areas. Third-quarter data show high-tech services employment accelerated sharply and likely finished the year at a pace well above overall job growth. Housing affordability was steady in the fourth quarter, while survey data suggest manufacturing activity has flattened out in recent months.
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