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Idaho Economy Scores A Triple Play

USA today says Idaho is way ahead of the rest of the nation and has a "Triple Play" in the fact that it has:

  • Computer Chips
  • Potato Chips (The #1 one state for growing potatos)
  • Amenities Business

Amenities Business in the fact that Idaho has hiking, hunting, fishing, skiing and whitewater rafting that attracts tourist and new residents, from the billionaires to young outdoor enthusiasts.

The economy is fueled by companies like Micron Technologies which is Idaho's largest employer, employing 9,000 people and Hewlett-Packard's printer division which is headquartered in Boise.  Albertson's Grocery Store chain was founded in Idaho by the late Joe Alberston and potato magnat J.R. Simplot began his potato processing empire in Caldwell Idaho just 35 miles west of Boise where I call home.

 

Potato prices are very high with the demand for French fries and other potato products.  Corn products are in high demand fueled by the demand for Ethanol. Milk is at all-time high prices.

  1. Newsflash : Idaho has plenty of farmers and dairymen!
  2. Idaho is clicking on all cylinders: Farming, technology, tourism, construction, and service industries.
  3. Idaho has a 2.4% jobless rate, the lowest in the nation, and has added jobs every year since 1987.

The article in the USA today states:  "With all due respect to Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Orlando, the heart of America's biggest economic boom is right here in Idaho".

Read this fascinating report on Idaho at No End In Sight For Idaho Growth

 

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Comment balloon 14 commentsGeorge Tallabas • September 27 2007 05:44PM

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What an amazing market to play and work in!
Posted by Paula Henry, Realtor - Indianapolis Real Estate - 317-605-4174 (Home to Indy Team @ HomeSmart Realty Group) over 11 years ago
Paula - Thanks and we are blessed beyond words!
Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago
Nice photos there George!! Gorgeous in fact. How could anyone resist those pictures? I take no offense!! Beauty is all around.
Posted by Arizona Real Estate Associate Broker (MR Realty) over 11 years ago

Way to go Idaho!!!

I'm packin my bags and headin west... 

Posted by Sue Argue, NH Home Stager (Staged First Impressions) over 11 years ago

Candance - Thank you my friend....I am blessed beyond words!

Sue - What is your flight #?

Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago
Oh hey George (too funny) - I just wrote a post too, except my photos are of Coeur d'Alene (hee hee).
Posted by Christina Ethridge (The North Idaho Dream Team powered by SKE Realty Group) over 11 years ago
Christina - That's why you and I are on the top of the heap dear! LOL 
Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago
George, if the 3rd one was poker chips, I'd move to ID tomorrow! Just kidding, I don't even gamble, but I thought computer chips and potato chips needed a 3rd chip....oooohhh how about chocolate?! I agree about the photos...the layout is striking as well as the landscape. Idaho sounds like it is doing VERY well. That's awesome!
Posted by . . (no thanks) over 11 years ago
George, it sounds like the Idaho economy is booming.  I checked out your website and it is the place for anyone moving  there to find a wealth of Idaho real estate information.
Posted by Marchel Peterson, Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro (Results Realty) over 11 years ago

Bridget - We are blessed...this economy is on fire and as long as somone has a pulse and a desire to work, there is work!  I hope you are doing awesome.

Marchel - It's nice to hear from you.  I emailed you to tell you my site was done and I am glad to finally hear that you looked at it.  Your opinion is important.  I hope your site is climbing the ladders.

Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago

danceGeorge: "Candance - Thank you my friend....I am blessed beyond words!" (comment above)

Candace: Yes, George I CAN DANCE, Candace! (my response to my name spelling)

I couldn't help myself. Check out her move!  LOL

Posted by Arizona Real Estate Associate Broker (MR Realty) over 11 years ago
Candace - You are too amazing you silly girl.  Yes, you have some great moves....LOL
Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago
George - Great job on the collage!! I've really started to take notice at all of the resources in Idaho!!
Posted by Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Realtor/Broker In Charge (Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc. ) over 11 years ago
Tracy - Thank you my friend.  Idaho is a beautiful state and has so much to offer everyone. Thanks for taking notice and I hope all is well.
Posted by George Tallabas, Idaho Real Estate (RE/MAX Advantage) over 11 years ago

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