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Employment Increases in Leon County

Employment Increases in Leon County

Employment data for November, 2013 shows that Leon County added 157 jobs. This increase means that Leon County has added jobs for six straight months. This has not happened since…

Sales Of Goods And Services Picks Up Momentum In Leon County

Sales Of Goods And Services Picks Up Momentum In Leon County

Data from the Florida Department of Revenue indicates consumer spending in Leon County continues to rebound from the recession low of $6.3 billion experienced in 2009. In 2007, before the…

Employment Gains Differ Since Recession, Tallahassee recovers 30% of jobs lost since Jan. of 2007

Employment Gains Differ Since Recession, Tallahassee recovers 30% of jobs lost since Jan. of 2007

One of the many ways to evaluate the recovery of any recession is to look at the length of time it takes to reach pre-recession employment levels. In the chart…

Home Sales Continue To Increase, Prices Finally Begin To Rebound

Home Sales Continue To Increase,  Prices Finally Begin To Rebound

Many economists argue that the Great Recession was made great by the widespread failure of mortgage products that were used to fuel the run up of home prices that ended…