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.
Regional Economic Indicators
Airport Passenger ActivityDown 40 percent from January 2020 to January 2021.
Tourist Tax RevenuesDown 8 percent from December 2019 to December 2020.
Taxable SalesUp 6 percent from October 2019 to October 2020.
Unemployment RateUp 2.6 points from December 2019 to December 2020.
Single-family Building PermitsUp 37 percent from January 2020 to January 2021.
Single-family Home SalesUp 35 percent from January 2020 to January 2021.
Single-family Home PricesUp 15 to 22 percent from January 2020 to January 2021.
Residential Active ListingsDown 51 percent from January 2020 to January 2021.
Regional Economic Indicators: March 2021 Report
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