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.
Regional Economic Indicators
Airport Passenger ActivityDown 11 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
Tourist Tax RevenuesDown 10 percent from September 2021 to September 2022.
Taxable SalesUp 16 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.
Unemployment RateDown 0.1 percentage points from November 2021 to November 2022.
Single-family Building PermitsDown 32 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
Single-family Home SalesDown 43 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
Single-family Home PricesUp 6 to 29 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
Residential Active ListingsUp 98 percent from November 2021 to November 2022.
JANUARY 2023 Reportindicators Dashboard