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Number one, residential home construction is growing faster here than anywhere else in Tennessee. Secondly, the cost of renting in the area is getting more affordable. According to THDA, the total number of construction permits issued in the Kingsport-Bristol MSA increased by 41 percent, from 705 to 992, from 2015 to 2016 (the most recent numbers available). That’s the biggest jump in any metropolitan area in the state.
Feb 19, 2018 at 8:30 AM