Regional Economic Research Institute

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.

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Regional Economic Indicators

SEPTEMBER 2021

Airport Passenger Activity

Up 51 percent from July 2019 to July 2021.

Tourist Tax Revenues

Up 69 percent from June 2019 to June 2021.

Taxable Sales

Up 36 percent from June 2019 to June 2021.

Unemployment Rate

Up 1.3 points from July 2019 to July 2021.

Single-family Building Permits

Up 64 percent from July 2019 to July 2021.

Single-family Home Sales

Up 28 percent from July 2019 to July 2021.

Single-family Home Prices

Up 38 to 56 percent from July 2019 to July 2021.

Residential Active Listings

Down 78 percent from July 2019 to July 2021.

 

Regional Economic Indicators: SEPTEMBER 2021 Report

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The RERI finances its day-to-day operations, including paying our students through contracting for research projects, generous donations, and the sponsorship of our regular publications.
 
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Regional Economic Research Institute

10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Lucas Hall 314
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

(239) 590-7370