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

DECEMBER 2022

Airport Passenger Activity

Down 29 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.

Tourist Tax Revenues

Up 3 percent from August 2021 to August 2022.

Taxable Sales

Down 4 percent from September 2021 to September 2022.

Unemployment Rate

Down 0.2 percentage points from October 2021 to October 2022.

Single-family Building Permits

Down 40 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.

Single-family Home Sales

Down 45 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.

Single-family Home Prices

Up 15 to 23 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.

Residential Active Listings

Up 82 percent from October 2021 to October 2022.

DECEMBER 2022 Reportindicators Dashboard

 

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Regional Economic Research Institute

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

(239) 590-7370