BCS Economic Index Stays at Record High


Tomm Maynard, Commerce National Bank’s senior vice
president and regional manager

Jobs, job growth, retail sales, construction keep Bryan-College Station Economic Index at record high

Plummeting jobless numbers, the continuing best-job growth rate in Texas, strong retail sales and very strong construction activity kept the Bryan-College Station Economic Index unchanged at a record high at 154.2 in September and up 2 percent over September a year ago.

“As Texas A&M and ancillary businesses grow and all these people are coming in, companies are moving in to take advantage of the growth. We have ribbon cuttings all the time,” said Tom Maynard, Commerce National Bank’s senior vice president and regional manager.

Here are Tom’s key takeaways from the July report.

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