Growth in Home Resales, Prices Slow in September

Growth in Home Resales, Prices Slow in September

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were slightly down when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 314 single-family home resales in September 2020 and 313 resales in September 2021. Last month there were 357 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in September 2021 increased […]

American Airlines Surpasses Pre-COVID Traffic in September

American Airlines Surpasses Pre-COVID Traffic in September

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows passenger traffic increased 138.3% in September when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up from 25,643 during September 2020 to 61,095 this year. The 138.3% increase this month is relative to September 2020 traffic when air travel was still feeling the […]

Leon County Jobs Grow in September, Still Lag Pre-COVID Levels

Leon County Jobs Grow in September, Still Lag Pre-COVID Levels

The latest jobs report shows that there were 152,390 people working in Leon County in September, which is 3,490 more than last month’s revised employment number. The September unemployment rate came in at 4.0%, down from the 4.7% reported last month. One year ago the September, 2020 unemployment rate was 5.6%. In September, 2019 the […]

August Home Sales Continue Growth, Days on Market Falls

August Home Sales Continue Growth, Days on Market Falls

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were up 16.3% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 307 single-family home resales in August 2020 and 357 resales in August 2021. Last month there were 394 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in August 2021 increased […]

Tallahassee Airport Traffic Up 9.9%

Tallahassee Airport Traffic Up 9.9%

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows passenger traffic increased 289.4% in July when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up from 22,015 during July 2020 to 63,869 this year. The 289.4% increase this month is relative to July 2020 traffic when air travel was feeling the full […]

Leon Labor Force Shrinks, Unemployment Rate Falls

Leon Labor Force Shrinks, Unemployment Rate Falls

The latest jobs report shows that there were 148,621 people working in Leon County in August, which is 346 less than last month’s revised employment number. The August unemployment rate came in at 4.7%, down from the 5.0% reported last month. The drop was due to 920 people leaving the workforce since last month. One […]

July Residential Real Estate Re-Sales Continue Double-Digit Growth

July Residential Real Estate Re-Sales Continue Double-Digit Growth

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were up 24.3% when compared to numbers sold in the same month one year ago. There were 317 single-family home resales in July 2020 and 394 resales in July 2021. Last month there were 396 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in July 2021 increased […]

Leon County Unemployment Rate Down, Jobs Just Short of 2019 Levels

Leon County Unemployment Rate Down, Jobs Just Short of 2019 Levels

The latest jobs report shows that there were 148,919 people working in Leon County in July, which is 707 more than last month’s revised employment number. The July unemployment rate came in at 5.0%, down from the 5.4% reported last month. One year ago the July, 2020 unemployment rate was 10.0%. In July, 2019 the […]

Tallahassee People on the Move

Tallahassee People on the Move

Prime Meridian Names Chief Bank Officer, Business Development Officer Prime Meridian Bank has named Kyle D. Phelps  Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer. He joined the Bank in late August, 2021. Mr. Phelps was formerly a Commercial Banking and Specialty Lending Executive for Capital City Bank where he oversaw corporate banking, commercial loan participations, […]

Local Business, Perfect Plants Nursery, Makes “Fastest Growing” List

Local Business, Perfect Plants Nursery, Makes “Fastest Growing” List

Inc. Magazine has revealed their “Inc. 5000” list and has named Perfect Plants Nursery, of Monticello, Florida, number 150 on the list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Perfect Plants Nursery has had a three-year revenue growth of 2,789 percent. The prestigious list was started in 1982 by Inc. Media and is released annually. According […]