FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 26, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes Tuesday and Wednesday. We remain fully operational Monday, Sept. 26, as scheduled. Campus leaders will continue to monitor the storm’s potential impact to the Southwest Florida region, and we will notify campus stakeholders about Thursday operations by 3 p.m. Tuesday. For details, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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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 2022

Airport Passenger Activity

Down 13 percent from July 2021 to July 2022.

Tourist Tax Revenues

Down 2 percent from June 2021 to June 2022.

Taxable Sales

Up 10 percent from June 2021 to June 2022.

Unemployment Rate

Down 1.7 points from July 2021 to July 2022.

Single-family Building Permits

Down 5 percent from July 2021 to July 2022.

Single-family Home Sales

Down 29 percent from July 2021 to July 2022.

Single-family Home Prices

Up 13 to 17 percent from July 2021 to July 2022.

Residential Active Listings

Up 108 percent from July 2021 to July 2022.

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Regional Economic Research Institute

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Lucas Hall 314
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

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