June Unemployment Rate Up, More People Working Than Before COVID

June Unemployment Rate Up,  More People Working Than Before COVID

The latest jobs report shows that there were 152,355 people working in Leon County in June, which is 1,255 less than last month’s revised employment number. The June unemployment rate came in at 3.1%, up from the 2.5% reported last month. One year ago, the June 2021 unemployment rate was 4.8%. In June, 2019 the […]

Killearn Country Club Owner Provides Details on Redevelopment Plans

Killearn Country Club Owner  Provides Details on Redevelopment Plans

The recent sale of the Killearn Country Club to entrepreneur David Cummings, a Tallahassee native who grew up in Killearn Estates, has provided another opportunity for the club to reach new heights after years of failed promises. Cummings and his team recently created a website to provide information about the plans for the club. It […]

Annual Rate of Airport Passenger Traffic Crosses 800K

Annual Rate of Airport Passenger Traffic Crosses 800K

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that June 2022 passenger traffic was 71,211. This is 0.7% or 506 passengers below the pre-COVID passenger traffic (71,717) reported in June 2019. June traffic increased 12.2% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 7,751 from the 63,460 reported during […]

Medical Center Planned for Market Square Shopping Center

Medical Center Planned for Market Square Shopping Center

According to Tallahassee Growth Management records, Sanitas Medical Center is planning to open a location in the redeveloped Market Square Shopping Center. Media reports indicate Sanitas opened its first medical center in Doral, Florida and has 35 locations across the state, as well as locations in Texas, Tennessee and New Jersey. In 2014, Sanitas – […]

Airport Traffic Below Pre-Pandemic Numbers in May, Annual Rate Up

Airport Traffic Below Pre-Pandemic Numbers in May, Annual Rate Up

The latest information from the Tallahassee International Airport shows that May 2022 passenger traffic was 72,791. This is 5.1% or 3,903 passengers below the pre-COVID passenger traffic (76,694) reported in May 2019. May traffic increased 39.3% when compared to traffic one year ago. The number of passengers was up 20,519 from the 52,272 reported during […]

Opportunities Land at Tallahassee Airport

Opportunities Land at Tallahassee Airport

$145 Million in Private Investment Could Create Over 1,500 Permanent Jobs, Generate Millions in Revenue On Wednesday, June 22nd, the Tallahassee City Commission heard a brief presentation from Tallahassee Airport Executive Director David Pollard related to two private investment projects seeking to conduct business at the Tallahassee airport. According to estimates, the proposed projects could […]

Leon County Unemployment Rate at 2.5%, Below Pre-COVID Number

Leon County Unemployment Rate at 2.5%, Below Pre-COVID Number

The latest jobs report shows that there were 153,650 people working in Leon County in May, which is basically unchanged from the 153,645 people working last month. The May unemployment rate came in at 2.5%, up from the 2.4% reported last month. One year ago, the May 2021 unemployment rate was 4.1%. In May 2019 […]

May Residential Resales Down 9%, Prices Continue to Climb

May Residential Resales Down 9%, Prices Continue to Climb

Sales of existing single-family homes in Leon county were down 9.2% in May when compared to numbers in the same month one year ago. There were 338 single-family home resales in May 2021 and 307 resales in May 2022. Last month there were 303 existing single-family homes sold. The average sales price in May 2022 […]

Tallahassee People on the Move

Tallahassee People on the Move

HCA Florida Capital Hospital announces new board member HCA Florida Capital Hospital recently announced that Florida State University’s Dean & Professor of the College of Nursing, Jing Wang, Ph.D., MPH, MSN, R.N., FAAN, has joined the Board of Trustees. Wang earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Multidisciplinary Master in […]

City Officials Celebrate International Processing Facility at Airport

City Officials Celebrate International Processing Facility at Airport

On Tuesday, May 17th, a groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Tallahassee International Airport for the International Processing Facility. The facility is a $28 million project that will accommodate international travel and provide the infrastructure to required to process goods shipped to and received from destinations around the world. The ceremony was led by David […]