Houston ranks as second fastest-growing economy in U.S.

The Houston metropolitan area saw the second highest-growth in its gross metropolitan product, according to a new study from the Brookings Institute.

The Houston area grew 28 percent between 2010 and 2015, trailing only the San Jose, California, area, which grew nearly 36 percent over the same time period. San Jose’s growth was due in large part to its information and professional service sectors, while Houston’s energy, wholesale trade and hospitality sectors contributed to its growth, according to the 2017 Metro Monitor study from the Brookings Institute.

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