Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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When is the next recession going to hit Tampa Bay? Maybe sooner than you think

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Another recession is coming, Tampa Bay.

The main questions are: When will it arrive and how severe will it be?

Tampa Bay Times reporters have talked to dozens of business owners, Realtors, bankers, economists, tourism leaders, retailers and others to gauge the arrival of the next recession.

Here are links to our stories:

Times Business columnist Robert Trigaux says a recession will hit us during the first term of the next president — and that we are due.

Business reporter Jeff Harrington combs through the latest economic data and talks to experts about the future of our economy.

Real estate reporter Susan Taylor Martin examines whether Tampa Bay's sizzling housing market could potentially run off the tracks as dramatically as it did eight years ago.

Retail reporter Justine Griffin looks at Tampa Bay's emerging restaurant scene, which will be threatened during a recession; as well as the region's record-breaking tourism industry, which also could suffer if the economy tanks.

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