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 […]

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 in late 2006. Two scholars at New York University, Ingrid Ellen and Samuel Dastrup, write that the “Great Recession, like previous recessions, has obviously brought […]

Leon County Employment Improves

Leon County Employment Improves

The unemployment rate is one of the most watched economic statistics. And with the slow creation of jobs during this longer than normal recovery from the Great Recession, it has become even more visible. The media and political pundits wait each month for the unemployment rate to be revealed and begin writing about the implications […]