March 03, 2017 // Community Guides

Tech Brings Jobs— and People—in Droves

The hottest housing markets have jobs— lots of them—and few employment sectors are better at bringing jobs and people to a region than the tech sector. A recent survey by Modis, an IT staffing services provider, tallied votes of survey respondents to identify the top-five housing markets in the U.S. that are set to be transformed by technology.


  1. Chicago (54% of all votes)
  2. Houston (47%)
  3. Boston (43%)
  4. Denver (36%)
  5. Philadelphia (31%)





The report noted that Denver was also named the number one emerging technology hub by Other hot metros for tech-driven housing growth included Dallas, Detroit, and Omaha.

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Marie Villa

Marie Villa

Marie Villa is the Digital Marketing Intern at WK Real Estate. With a passion for technology and social media, she is happy to assist agents in expanding their networks and navigating through the digital world.

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