The Retail and Hospitality Industries

Major retail stores, general shopping and specialty services provide a significant number of jobs in the region. The region’s hospitality offerings have grown in number and quality in recent years with numerous award-winning venues available from high end restaurants to boutique hotels and everything in between. The hospitality sector has a steady employment base year-round, with seasonal peaks.

Retail and Hospitality Statistics

$430 million 

Retail trade regional output


Retail trade jobs

$213 million

Accommodation services regional output:

$166 million

Food and beverage services regional output