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Florida Economy Maintains Momentum in Early 2017

The Florida economy is on pace to expand in the first half of 2017 as state real gross domestic product growth improves, boosted by strong job and income growth. Construction employment alone, which is the third largest labor sector after … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Strengthens

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index grew by 1.4 percentage points in February to a level of 165.1. February’s index reading is 87 points, or 111 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 155.3 in 2016, … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Rises Again

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index grew in January, up by 1.7 percentage points to a level of 163.8. January’s index reading is 86 points, or 110 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 155.3 in … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Gains

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index improved in December, up by 2.6 percentage points to a level of 161.9. December’s index reading is 84 points, or 107 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 155.2 in … Continue reading

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Florida’s Virtuous Cycle and Real Estate Leasing Headwinds

Most of the underlying fundamentals of the Florida economy remained positive heading into the start of 2017. Driving the state’s economy is the virtuous cycle of job growth and population gains seen over the past few years. Florida employment was … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Increases for the Third Consecutive Month

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index grew in November, up by 2.4 percentage points to a level of 159.3. November’s index reading is 81 points, or 104 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 138.2 in … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Climbs

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index increased by 1.9 percentage points in October to a level of 157.0. October’s index reading is 79 points, or 101 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 138.2 in 2015, … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Improves

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index increased by 0.9 percentage points in September to a level of 155.1. September’s index reading is 77 points, or 99 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 138.2 in 2015, … Continue reading

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Florida Economy Gains Momentum Heading into 2017

The Florida economy continues to run hot in the second half of 2016, supported by an acceleration in employment growth in the third quarter. Employment growth for most major Florida metro areas continues to outpace the national average and gains … Continue reading

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Comerica Bank’s Florida Index Looks Cooler

Comerica Bank’s Florida Economic Activity Index dipped by 0.9 percentage points in August to a level of 154.1. August’s index reading is 76 points, or 97 percent, above the index cyclical low of 78.1. The index averaged 138.2 in 2015, … Continue reading

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