An interesting article in the San Francisco Chronicle was pointed out to me by Barry O’Leary of Residential Pacific Mortgage this week. It talked about the job and population growth San Francisco’s been experiencing. I’ve been talking lot about the “micro-market” nature of real estate in the Bay Area, with San Francisco’s piece of that performing counter to the general state-wide trends. I think these numbers on the currently crowded state of affairs really help to explain things . . . it’s not just that we’re all crazy in this lucky City by the Bay. We have such a vibrant depth to our economy that when one part seems poised for failure, another part takes up the slack. Read the article here.