Recently-released figures show that the Florida property market has got off to an excellent start this spring. The combination of higher average prices and more new listings in April confirm the upward trend in the housing market.
The Sunshine State lived up to its name during the first quarter of this year and more than reaped the rewards in terms of tourism. Florida’s warm and sunny weather from January to March drew record numbers of visitors to the state, which is well on track to achieving its aim of attracting over 100 million tourists by December.
The state of Florida is leading the way for the US employment market in 2014. Recent figures show that job creation in this part of the country is the highest in the nation. They also reflect the current positive state of the economy in Florida.
The news that Sarasota has no less than 24 construction projects in the pipeline confirms that the Florida housing market is once again surging ahead. It’s nearly ten years since Sarasota experienced construction potential on this scale and the news was warmly received by the city’s business community.
The U.S job market looks set to swing into action in 2014. Forecasts for Florida in particular show a positive trend in 2014, with estimates of adding around 176,000 new jobs to the state’s economy, with a particular concentration in the construction sector. Such job creation should help stimulate Florida’s economy through increased wages and confidence in the local market.