Hospitality and State Government Jobs Fuel September Employment Growth

Hospitality and State Government Jobs Fuel September Employment Growth

The recent surge in Leon county employment was welcome news given the recent losses in jobs. We reported earlier this week that Leon county added just over 4,000 jobs in September.  See report here. A new report provided by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity gives an indication of what type of jobs were created […]

Leon County Employment Surges, 4,141 Jobs Added in September

Leon County Employment Surges, 4,141 Jobs Added in September

Consistent with previous years, Leon county employment surged in September. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity reported that Leon county added 4,141 jobs. That is a three percent increase over the number of jobs reported in August. At the state level, Florida added 67,000 jobs which is less than a 1% increase over the number […]

Independent Data Shows Steady Increase in Leon County Visitors

Independent Data Shows Steady Increase in Leon County Visitors

Earlier this month, Lee Daniel, Director of the Leon County Division of Tourism Development, announced year-end results for the local tourism/visitor segment of the local economy and unveiled future plans during the annual marketing roll out. As is with most local government press releases, the information was positive. However, TR had questions about information provide […]

Leon County Adds 435 Jobs in August, 874 Over Last Two Months

Leon County Adds 435 Jobs in August, 874 Over Last Two Months

The August employment numbers released by the  Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show that Leon County added jobs for the second consecutive month. The August employment numbers for Leon County come in at 139,830, for an increase of 435 jobs. Last month Leon County added 439 jobs. TR has previously reported that in 2015, Leon […]

Leon County Economy Ends Slide in July, Adds 460 Jobs

Leon County Economy Ends Slide in July, Adds 460 Jobs

The latest state of Florida employment data shows that after eight consecutive months of job loses, Leon county added 460 jobs in July. This month’s job growth follows a statewide trend. At the state level, Florida added 12,000 jobs in July. In addition to Leon county, other North Florida locations rebounding from job losses in […]

Bankers, Higher Education Lead in Chamber Attendees

Bankers, Higher Education Lead in Chamber Attendees

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, who reports approximately 1,400 members, held their annual conference this past weekend at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa. The event drew over 500 participants. So, who made the trip? Tallahassee Reports analyzed the attendees list and found that our reputation as a “university town” was reflected by […]

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