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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

JULY 2022

Airport Passenger Activity

Down 2 percent from May 2021 to May 2022.

Tourist Tax Revenues

Up 21 percent from April 2021 to April 2022.

Taxable Sales

Up 18 percent from April 2021 to April 2022.

Unemployment Rate

Down 1.7 points from May 2021 to May 2022.

Single-family Building Permits

Up 28 percent from May 2021 to May 2022.

Single-family Home Sales

Down 9 percent from May 2021 to May 2022.

Single-family Home Prices

Up 22 to 31 percent from May 2021 to May 2022.

Residential Active Listings

Up 53 percent from May 2021 to May 2022.

Regional Economic Indicators: JULY 2022 Reportindicators Dashboard

 

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Regional Economic Research Institute

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Lucas Hall 314
Fort Myers, Florida 33965

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