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Good news for the job market…203,000 jobs added in November and unemployment down to what they’re calling a “psychologically” satisfying 7%, with employment increases in transportation and warehousing, health care and manufacturing. Those are wins for the…

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Hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing holiday weekend.

This is a short blog update, with just one link to a recent article highlighting our team and some insight into the coming market changes. Click here to read more

On another note, if you’re…

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The latest employment figures per industry for the past 2 months came out last Friday, since the government shutdown halted information releases for that timeframe. The major job losses locally came in State and Local Govt, Amusement/Gambling/Recreation,…

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Locally, here are some interesting articles relevant to the area:

3.8 Million Barrels of Ethanol Through Port of Tampa Gateway Rail in First Year

Land Back in Sharp Demand by Homebuilders and Investors

From a national level, please find a great video on…

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It looks like a few new jobs were added this past month… 204,000 in the US in October, to be exact. GDP also looked stronger, showing 2.8% growth in the 3rd Quarter of 2013. More bright news came from the ISM Manufacturing Index, showing a 5th consecutive…

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With activity settling down locally this quarter, we had more time to ramp up prospecting. Over the last 3-4 weeks we have consistently made it out. This hasn’t uncovered any immediate opportunities but it has given us some knowledge regarding who could…

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It’s been the year of the small deal here in Tampa! That’s a good sign for our market though, because small users are the local mom-n-pop shops and local trades that begin driving our economy. In contrast, larger Build-To-Suit activity has been starting…

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It’s public info…Amazon is a go! They are to begin construction on the Ruskin site in Hillsborough County, per county commissioners. There could be ancillary users that need space near Amazon, so that’s another positive externality of this move. As of yet…

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The government shutdown strikes again! No US Labor Dept report on jobs last week…so instead we have to look to the private sector for a jobs report. Thank you ADP Research for telling us the US added an estimated 166,000 jobs in September.

Industrial…

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Nationally, and beyond, there is a lot of talk / media about the growth of freight, trucking and supply chain, which is a great sign for trade. Maersk says the container market may grow by 3% due to overcapacity, Penske Logistics is expanding in Mexico,…

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