By the numbers
13.5 -- percentage of the Manatee-Sarasota workforce population employed in retail
2,000 -- estimated jobs created at the Mall at University Town Center
6 -- months of retail employment eclipsing 40,000 in the two-county area from November 2013-Apr il 2014
304,000 -- total workforce population in Manatee and Sarasota counties
Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
For complete information on jobs at Mall at University Town Center, visit Bradenton-herald-business.blogspot.com.