Miami-Dade County continued to show positive momentum with improving employment numbers. Seasonally adjusted non-farm payrolls improved 2.7%, compared to a year ago, adding 28,600 jobs in the first quarter of 2014. Construction and retail trade led the gains with a 5.7% increase year-over-year, followed by professional and business services, leisure and hospitality and financial activities. The unemployment rate also continued its downward trend to 8.4%, a 1.1 percentage point decrease from one year ago based on figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Source : Cushman & Wakefield