Good news on the employment front for Northern Virginia [WashingtonBizJournal].
The Virginia Employment Commission says Virginia's statewide jobless rate fell to 3.5 percent in July, down from 3.8 percent in June, according to the Virginia Employment Commission. In Northern Virginia, the unemployment rate was 2.5 percent, down from 2.8 percent. In Loudoun County, the jobless rate was just 2.1 percent.
Jobs with the most gains:
Construction, professional and business services, and tourism industries saw the biggest gains in employment.