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 […]

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 2007. The unemployment rate came in at 5.3%. Since June of this year, 5,936 people in Leon County have found work, bringing the total number […]

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 recession officially began, consumer spending on goods and services in Leon County was $7.2 billion. During the recession, sales of goods and services decreased by […]