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Online Reference 1:  Selected Economic Indicators for July 2010

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Current Year

Prior Year

Percent Change

Consumer Price Index (CPI-U)
for the Washington‑Baltimore,
DC‑MD‑VA‑WV Area
 (As of July 2010)

-- --

  0.8%

For the United States (As of July 2010) -- --    1.2% 
Core CPI-U (excludes food and energy) -- --

   0.9%

(As of July 2010)
(Source: Published bi-monthly by United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

 

 

 

 

  Current Year Prior Month Prior Year

Unemployment Rates  

 

 

 

Alexandria (As of June 2010)

  4.8%

4.8%

5.0%

Virginia (As of June 2010)

  7.0%

7.0%

6.9%

United States (As of July 2010)

   9.5%

 9.5%

9.4%

(Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)

     
  Current Year Prior Quarter Prior Year

Office Availability Rates 

 

 

 

  Alexandria

16.3%

  17.6%

 14.6%

  Northern Virginia

16.0%

 16.6%

15.5%

  Washington DC Metro Area

15.2%

 15.7%

14.2%

(As of 2nd quarter 2010)
(Source: Grubb & Ellis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Current Year Prior Year Percent Change

New Business Licenses  
3 month trailing average

58 63 -7.9%
(As of June 2010)
(Source: Finance Department)
       

New Commercial Construction
(Fiscal YTD as of July 2010)

 

 

 

Number of New Building Permits

      0

           2

    -100.0%

Value of New Building Permits 

      0

     10.6

    -100.0%

(Source: Office of Code Enforcement)

 

 

 

 

Residential Real Estate Indicators(YTD ending July 2010)

 

 

 

Residential Dwelling Units Sold 

        1,185

          1,115

       6.3%

Average Residential Sales Price 

$451,611

   $439,247

       2.8%

(Source: Department of Real Estate Assessments)
     
Foreclosures
3 month trailing Average
22 24       -8.3%
(As of July 2010)
(Source: Department of Real Estate Assessments)

301 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.3900
Fax: 703.838.4987
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