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Tampa Bay ranks in Top 5 “Buy” markets for retail investors /266/tampa-bay-8-22-retail-investors<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/retail-clothes-designer.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/266/tampa-bay-8-22-retail-investorsTampa Bay ranks in Top 5 “Buy” markets for retail investors ​Florida markets continue to attract attention from retail investors nationwide as Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa Bay all ranked in the Top 5 for best “Buy” markets.
Southeast remains a leader for job growth, with a spotlight on Florida/214/florida-job-growth<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/people-meeting-tablets.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/214/florida-job-growthSoutheast remains a leader for job growth, with a spotlight on FloridaAll four Florida metro areas* are leading the way in yearly job creation among the 15 fastest growing job markets tracked by JLL Office Research, with Orlando well ahead of the pack with a 4.0 percent gain.
Tight labor market conditions should have employers focused on workplace strategy to attract talent/155/tight-labor-market-florida<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/people-meeting-tablet.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/155/tight-labor-market-floridaTight labor market conditions should have employers focused on workplace strategy to attract talent​The number of unemployed people to job openings is now at its lowest levels since before the Great Recession.
Florida received the 4th most capital investment from private equity companies in 2016/128/florida-capital-investment-from-private-equity<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/banking-currency-capital-investment.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/128/florida-capital-investment-from-private-equityFlorida received the 4th most capital investment from private equity companies in 2016The state of Florida ranked fourth nationally in total capital invested and the number of companies receiving backing from private equity firms in 2016. Texas, California and Massachusetts all received significantly more investment than the rest of the country averaging $77.9 billion. Florida and New York are firmly in the second tier of states receiving significant investments averaging $40.8 between the two states.
Women-owned businesses surge in the Sunshine State/112/women-owned-businesses-surge-in-the-sunshine-state<img alt="" height="63" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/people-modern-woman-device.jpg" width="120" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/112/women-owned-businesses-surge-in-the-sunshine-stateWomen-owned businesses surge in the Sunshine StateAmong the nation’s 15 most populous states, women-owned businesses in Florida grew the fastest, increasing over 67.0 percent between 2007 and 2016.
If you build it (with public funds), they will come – or leave…/40/central-florida-if-you-build-it<img alt="" height="63" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/construction-men-wearing-reflective-orange.jpg" width="120" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/40/central-florida-if-you-build-itIf you build it (with public funds), they will come – or leave…​Spring training started last week as 15 teams took the field across Florida. Pre-season baseball has an estimated economic impact of roughly $1 billion and is responsible for over 9,500 jobs and $67.7 million in tax revenues throughout Florida.