Houston’s job growth story has made headlines around the nation since recovery began from the worst economic downturn in recent history. Since the recession, the Houston area has led the nation in job recovery, beating out all other major metros in the U.S. In fact, Houston has added two jobs to every one job lost during the recession.
But what spurred and sustained Houston’s record job growth? What influencing factors have allowed Houston to weather the economic storm better than any other major metro? Scroll down to find out.