The Washington Economics Group

Economist Forecast a Rosy 2018 for Florida, Lakeland-Winter Haven Area

Economic Forecast Breakfast,

At the 31st Annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, sponsored by the 85-year-old Lakeland financial-advising firm Allen & Company, 800 local business executives gathered to hear the vibrant economic conditions throughout 2018 and into the following year. For the state and local economic forecast, the audience once again heard from Tony Villamil, Founder and Senior Advisor of the Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG), that “Florida and the Lakeland-Winter Haven MSA will continue economic expansion at a rate above the national average, and that the new federal tax policy will be a positive for Florida.”  He added also that the Central Florida region again led the state in 2017.  Read full story

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