Feds Revise Tallahassee’s 2016 “Fastest Growing Economy” GDP Down by 52%

Feds Revise Tallahassee’s 2016 “Fastest Growing Economy” GDP Down by 52%

Note: The original percentage revision (105%)  published was changed using a more conservative calculation method. Late last year the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released data that showed that Tallahassee had one of the fastest growing Growth Domestic Product’s (GDP) in the state of Florida in 2016 with a growth rate of 4.3%. This growth […]

Florida Tourism Numbers Up in First Half of Year

Florida Tourism Numbers Up in First Half of Year

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Florida tourism is on pace to set an annual record, with an estimated 65.5 million people traveling to the state during the first half of the year, according to numbers released Wednesday. The tourism-marketing agency Visit Florida estimated that tourism during the first six months […]

Canopy Development Faces Another Lawsuit, Allegations Include “Purposeful” Violations

Canopy Development Faces Another Lawsuit, Allegations Include “Purposeful” Violations

The Northwest Florida Water Management District (NFWMD) has filed a lawsuit against companies affiliated with the Canopy development. Canopy is a mixed use development including single family housing, multi-family housing and commercial use. According to the lawsuit, NFWMD states that this “is an action seeking temporary and permanent injunctive relief and monetary penalties arising from […]

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