Hospital chain breaks ground for freestanding ER
Unemployment is woeful in Volusia County with the rate at 7.1% in August, but when you compare it to 10.6% in July it seems a lot better.
Volusia County's housing market has been on a weird trend where sales of existing houses are up and new residential construction is down, or vice versa.
Unemployment took a step back in July at 10.5% in Volusia County, up from revised 9.5% in June and 3.7% in July 2019, according to state labor agency.
The pandemic is starting to create signs of economic decay throughout Volusia County with big closed buildings and lots of empty spaces in shopping centers.
Saw a couple of pleas for donations on cultural institution newsletters recently and it reminded me that one of the key ingredients to quality economic development is a community’s ability to provide cultural enrichment.
It’s getting easier to find an apartment in Volusia County as it seems like we’ve been getting a new one in the county opened every three months.
Construction of a replacement Publix Super Market at the Trails Shopping Center, 220 N. Nova Rd. in Ormond Beach, is expected to be complete by the end of December, according to an official with the company that owns the shopping center.
Perusing Team Volusia Economic Development Corp.’s latest publication, livability.com/greater-daytona-region, it occurs to me this area is kind of confusing.
Barbecue, bees and nutrition are what define three small local businesses with different backgrounds that share a very common problem, the pandemic.
While anyone stuck in traffic on Dunlawton or New York avenues or Granada Boulevard may disagree, Volusia County’s population growth is not that rapid.
Another hard-hit area we knew would be bad now has statistics to prove it with bed tax collections plummeting 35.84% in March in Volusia County from March 2019.
Minto Communities is starting site work for Phase 4A of Latitude Margaritaville, according to a building permit application filed last week with the City of Daytona Beach.