Population growth is a key indicator of economic health. So where are the top 10 net population growth areas in the US?  See below.

–Surprise! Metro Phoenix is #1. This is not really a surprise for those of us who have been following this growth. 
–The Inland Empire in Southern California is second. This one did shock me as Arizona gets more than 50,000 people from CA moving to AZ each year.
–ALL of the cities are in warm climates.

If you are a long term investor in commercial real estate, this statistic is called the wind at your back.


Source: Commercial Cafe

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