Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Innovation Park Takes A Different, Unique Path

Rarely does a government entity decide to become smaller so that it can become more effective. But that is exactly what Innovation Park did. Innovation Park is the areas university-based research park that is overseen by the Leon County Research and Development Authority (the Authority).Among the partnerships highly valued by the Authority are those with […]

Airport Traffic Increases in 2013

Airport Traffic Increases in 2013

The City of Tallahassee Airport finished 2013 with higher passenger traffic numbers than 2012. In 2012, 684,611 passengers were serviced at the Tallahassee Regional Airport. That number increased to 697,114 in 2013 for a 1.8% increase. However, as the chart shows, the growth from 2012 slowed dramatically from the previous growth from 2011 to 2012. […]

Employment Decreases in December

Employment Decreases in December

The employment momentum generated over the last six months in Leon County slowed significantly in December, 2013. The latest report shows that the number of people employed in Leon County fell by 2,286 workers from 142,906 in November to 140,620 in December. From June to November of 2013, Leon County added 6,058 workers to local […]

Industry Profile: Local Auto Sales Rebound

Industry Profile: Local Auto Sales Rebound

This section of Tallahassee Reports, Industry Profile, will take a look how a specific industry has fared before, during, and after the Great Recession. Which industries have recovered or on their way to recovering? Which industries are still lagging behind? And how does all this effect our local economy. The first installment will look at […]