November 26, 2022

Economic Outlook

A snapshot of Florida

Industries across the state are reporting robust activity — some are surpassing pre-pandemic levels of growth. Read the full regional reports - Miami • Southeast • Southwest • Central •... Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Northwest Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“In general, hotels in urban centers are not coming back anytime soon. Everybody is looking at 2024 for some kind of sustained recovery..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Northeast Florida's economic forecast for 2022

Tourism in Clay County turned upside down in 2021, Morgan says. Traditionally, hotels in Clay County have been busy during the week, drawing people doing business with Naval Air Station Jacksonville or the Cecil Commerce Center. “And then COVID happened,” Morgan says. “Now, the weekends are very, very strong.” Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Central Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“We have every confidence in Florida's role as the leading global enabler of a new space economy and aerospace industry. In 2022, we will continue to invest in new infrastructure throughout Florida's spaceport system, including the capability statewide to handle 100 launches a year and accommodate launch-on-demand and satellite-on-demand capacity..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Southwest Florida's economic forecast for 2022

"Since January 2021, natural gas prices have more than doubled after a number of unique events drove up the price and drove down supplies..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

Southeast Florida's economic forecast for 2022

“I see a few storms on the horizon. The amount we're paying for labor is escalating at an exponential rate. You have the supply chain issues. We used to try to squeeze every nickel out of the supply chain. Now, it's not about the money..." Read more »
Published on 1/17/2022

A snapshot of Florida

The Economic Outlook package also includes people to watch in each region and news from all of Florida's 67 counties. Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Southeast Florida's economic outlook for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Miami's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Northeast Florida's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

Southwest Florida's economic forecast for 2021

Regional business leaders talk about the outlook for the year ahead, plus demographics and statistics Read more »
Published on 12/30/2020

A snapshot of Florida

Perspectives on the year ahead from business leaders in each of Florida's major regions, along with key growth-related statistics and a roundup of issues and news. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Central Florida - Transportation, affordable housing, health

Says Mark Wiese, Manager NASA's Gateway Logistics Element, Kennedy Space Center, about the lunar focus: "Our whole Artemis campaign is to return to the moon, this time to stay..." Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Southwest Florida - Red tide, higher ed, transportation

Says Garrett Richter, President / CEO First Florida Integrity Bank, Naples: “Our outlook at First Florida Integrity Bank in 2020 is positive Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Southeast Florida - Workforce, environment, infrastructure

Broward County will shut the Broward Convention Center for 19 months to pull off a $1-billion renovation and expansion. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

Miami in 2020 - Trains, politics, environment

The residential condo market surprised many people during 2019, with prices holding steady even as more units were delivered, says Ken Krasnow. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2019

2019 Economic Outlook - The Year Ahead

Perspectives on the year ahead from business leaders in each of Florida's major regions, along with key growth-related statistics and a roundup of issues and news. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Panhandle's building codes come under scrutiny

Devastation caused by Hurrican Michael likely will prompt the Florida Building Commision to review building codes. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Downtown redevelopment remains a priority in Northeast Florida

A $17-million garage will provide 1,770 parking spaces at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Affordable housing, wages and transportation dominate Central Florida's challenges

Up to 35 launches in Florida are projected for 2019 with Spaceport seeing possible growth of 20,000 new workers in the next decade Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

A look back - and ahead - at the economy in Southwest Florida

Strategic Propery Partners' 50-acre Water Street Tampa district will feature retail, offices, homes, hotels, cultural and educational facilities. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Workforce availability, traffic and environmental concerns

I don't think there's a person in the industry today who doesn't feel like we had a pretty good run... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Education, rising sea levels and housing affordability top Miami-Dade concerns

Housing affordability is probably one of the top economic issues for Miami-Dade in 2019... Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

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