Florida TaxWatch Economic Commentary
Economy heating up in South Florida
Over the past few years, South Florida’s economy has seen considerable growth; however, this growth is possible due to the landscape of the area. The talented job pool, coupled with the ideal geographic location, make it an attractive investment option for foreign and domestic investors. The diverse economy allows these investors to choose a field they are most comfortable investing in, whether that is innovation, construction, development, retail, or others. Couple investors’ options with the fact that there is a growing financial services market to facilitate the expansion of the local economy, and one can see why South Florida has had success growing its economy in recent years, and is expected to continue growing in the years ahead.
Economic Commentary written by
Kyle Baltuch, MS, Economist
Robert Weissert, Sr. VP for Research & General Counsel
Steven T. Petty, Ph.D., Chief Economist
Chris Barry, Director of Publications
Michelle A. Robinson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Florida TaxWatch
Sen. George LeMieux, Advisory Board Chairman, Center for Competitive Florida
Dominic M. Calabro, President, CEO, Publisher & Editor
Florida TaxWatch Research Institute, Inc.