Southwest Florida Economic Outlook

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

In April 2023, U.S. Consumer Sentiment rebounded by 1.5 points from the previous month to 63.5. Meanwhile, Florida consumer sentiment increased for the third consecutive month in March 2023, rising by 2.0 points from the previous month to 69.7. These... [more]

Monthly Snapshot - April 30, 20023

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Regional Economic Indicators


Monday, April 24, 2023

During March, 1,166,442 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers.

Lee County Executive Business Climate Survey / 1st Quarter 2023

Saturday, April 1, 2023

This report is conducted quarterly by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Regional Economic Research Institute. This work would not be possible without the RERI’s student researchers, and the Lee County Economic Development Office. We would also like to... [more]

Punta Gorda Airport Annual Report 2022

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

2022 was another outstanding year for the Charlotte County Airport Authority and Punta Gorda Airport. We opened the new PGD Air Center, rebounded from Hurricane Ian quickly, and broke our previous passenger traffic records. In addition to 50+ Allegiant... [more]