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Stats & Facts – Week of November 20, 2017

Published on November 21, 2017

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Thankful for New Jobs….Welcome to Huntsville, BOCAR!

BOCAR, a leading tier-one automotive supplier selected Huntsville for a 230,000 square foot facility. The company will employ up to 400 and invest $115 million.

Thankful for Farmers…Let’s talk Turkey

The American Farm Bureau Federation reports the average cost of a Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $49.12, down $0.75 from 2016. The cost of the dinner is the lowest since 2013. A 16lb. turkey averages $22.38, down $0.36 per turkey

Thankful for a strong real estate market…October home sales

According to the Huntsville Area Association of Realtors, October home sales totaled 600. The average days on market was 68 and median home price was $194,556.

Stats & Facts is a weekly series covering City of Huntsville economic development announcements, relevant national and regional statistics that could impact the Rocket City region and informational nuggets that span industries. It is compiled by Business Relations Officer Harrison Diamond.