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The Villages Building Trend Bucks the State

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.

 

T&D Job Training Strategy Cuts Into Jobless Rate

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.