Once again, The Villages is leading the way in the state’s return to prosperity.
While most of Florida is back to a state of economic normalcy, one sector remains soft since the collapse of the national real estate market in the mid-2000s — construction, Amy Baker, the Florida Legislature’s chief economist recently told members of the House Appropriations Committee. Read More.
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today announced the recipients of the Commissioner’s Agricultural-Environmental Leadership Award, which recognizes the environmentally innovative farming techniques of Florida’s farmers and ranchers. Read More.
The Success of T&D’s recruitment and training program, and job growth particularly in and around The Villages, occurred as the September jobless rate dropped by 1.3 percent to 4.7 percent, the lowest level in years, the state Department of Economic Opportunity announced a week ago. Read More.
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The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has recognized Sumter County as one of 61 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO). Read More.