State Job Market Grew 3.2% – 60% Faster Than Nation

Florida’s job growth is forecast to be 3.2% for 2015 and growing even faster in 2016 (+3.4%), well ahead of the nation at 2.0%, according to Kiplinger.  Florida ranks in the top 5 in the nation for 2015, and the only state on the East Coast in the top 7; the top ten for 2015 (along with their 2016 job growth forecast) – Utah (+3.4%), Washington, (+3.2%), Idaho (+3.6%), Nevada (+4.5%), and Florida (+3.4%) followed by Oregon (+3.4%), Arizona (+3.3%), and Georgia (+3.0%), California (2.4%) and South Carolina (2.8%).  Among 2015’s top ten, the 2016 expectations rank Florida as tied for #3 behind only Nevada and Idaho.  See the link to the rankings at Kiplinger.com via the JAX Business Journal.

About scottrogersjax

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 July 27, 2015, in Jobs/JAX Economy and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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