It keeps on coming – more good news about Exeter’s economy
Good news stories about Exeter’s economy just keep on coming – and they directly lead to a stronger and more dynamic housing market in the city and nearby areas of Devon as people want to live here. Latest figures from economic consultancies and government show.
- Exeter is the UK’s second fastest growing jobs market, up 1.2%
- residents are the highest paid in Devon and Cornwall, at £537 a week;
- the proportion of empty city centre shops is the lowest in the south west
In addition there are nowfour applications for out-of-town retail parks close to junction 30 of the M5, where the new IKEA store has generated around 325 new jobs for the area.