Robust Regional Research for a Strong Regional Economy
Tracking trends, interpreting impact, and forecasting the future.
The Regional Economic Research Institute (RERI) studies the regional and state economy and conducts on-demand economic research of issues pertaining to Southwest Florida. Economic Research includes areas such as economic development and forecasting, economic impact analysis, surveys, among others. If you are a decision-maker in need of relevant data and analysis, the RERI can help assist you.
Hurricane Ian Resources
The RERI complied a comprehensive list of various resources for SWFL businesses to utilize as the community recovers from the impact of Hurricane Ian.
Southwest Florida Economic Outlook
Airport ActivityDown 1 percent from January 2022 to January 2023.
Tourist Tax RevenuesDown 31 percent from December 2021 to December 2022.
Taxable SalesUp 9 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
Unemployment RateDown 0.6 percentage points from December 2021 to December 2022.
Single-family Building PermitsDown 20 percent from January 2022 to January 2023.
Single-family Home SalesDown 27 percent from January 2022 to January 2023.
Single-family Home PricesUp 2 to 4 percent from January 2022 to January 2023.
Residential Active ListingsUp 172 percent from January 2022 to January 2023.
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