Strong Employment Figures for First Coast’s September

The local economy continues to steam along and the unemployment rate dipped to 5.68%, lower than the state’s (6.1%) and the nation (5.9%).  Some 8,000 jobs were created in the region in September, 5,000 of which were in Duval County alone.  And it is not just “statistics” – the labor force increased, the number of employed increased, and the number unemployed fell…  Drew Dixon of The Florida Times-Union has the story.

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30 years' in commercial real estate investment sales, banking, mortgage banking, and valuation. Trained and schooled in Atlanta, and now heading the Investment Sales Team in the Colliers Jacksonville office.

Posted on October 23, 2014, in Jobs/JAX Economy, The Florida Times-Union and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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