• Multi-family sector remains preferred target for Panhandle investors.
  • The Florida Panhandle region has experienced over $1.4 billion in real estate capital markets investment in each of the past two years, indicating the market’s emerging status among many investors. 
  • The labor market along Florida’s Panhandle continues to outperform both the State and the U.S., reflecting decreases in unemployment within the Destin/Fort Walton/Okaloosa (2.3%), Pensacola (2.7%), and Tallahassee (2.6%) markets, compared to Florida’s state-level 3.0% unemployment rate, and the U.S. rate of 3.5% as of December 2019.