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NEW DOLLAR GENERAL STORE COMING TO LAUREL HILL ON HWY 85   The sleeping little town about 10 miles north of Crestview on Hwy 85, is opening their eyes. This is just one step in the growth from Crestview north to Laurel Hill. With the largest civilian employer located on the Northside of Crestview...
09/02/2010
EMERALD BREEZE RESORT ON OKALOOSA ISLAND MOVING FORWARD   This unique Enhanced Use Leasing with the government has allowed for this 17-acre parcel on the Gulf of Mexico to be developed into a Resort for the public with special military discounts built in. This resort will bring a number of milita...
09/02/2010
MORE IMPROVMENTS BEING MADE TO CRESTVIEW'S BOB SIKES AIRPORT   As I have noted time and time again, the Army's 7th Special Forces is coming, however, the Crestview's Bob Sikes Airport is fast becoming a major employment center piece for Okaloosa County and it has the potential to bring as much if...
09/02/2010
OKALOOSA MILITARY PRESENCE EXPANDING EVEN MORE   If you wanted to know how the military is growing now and in the future, read on. The following is a brief overview of how the military's growing. As many know, I am the Vice President of the Northwest Florida's Military Officer's Association, and ...
08/26/2010
UPTOWN STATION - FORT WALTON BEACH LARGEST SHOPPING CENTER CONTINUES TO GROW   Ten's of thousands of new military positions are coming to our area and they want shopping, restaurants, and things to do. This is what is being said at a number of town hall meetings with these military men and women....
08/26/2010
MILITARY GROWTH DRIVES FASTEST RISE IN INCOME   FACTOID: Take note to number 4 of this below illustration. If you haven't been following along with the BRAC decision of moving the 7th Special Forces Group from Fort Bragg to Eglin, you have been missing a lot. The 7th Special Forces Group (over 20...
08/26/2010
  CONSTRUCTION ON NEW HEADQUARTERS ON FORT BRAGG MAKING PROGRESS - WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR US   What does this mean for us? Well let me tell you. I have been trying to explain to the local folks in government, media, and more, this is a connect the dots kind of thing. One of the issues I have heard...
08/26/2010
FUTURE HOUSES WILL LOOK MORE LIKE A HOME The recent economy has changed the home buying experience. As you can see below, what we thought the consumer wanted is all wrong. However, you will see smaller, better, and smarter homes are on the horizon. However, the local area may cause some variation...
07/29/2010
New 10 Screen Movie Theater and adjacent Shopping Center in Crestview taking shape. One of the long awaited commercial enterprises is up and running and doing well. But why not, prior to this opening, thousands of people were driving from Crestview to Destin to see a quality movie. Guess what, th...
07/26/2010
STATE ROAD 285 FROM MOSSYHEAD TO NICEVILLE TO GET FACELIFT   Another infrastructure project to help in the growth of the area with the thousands of new military personnel being assigned to our area and their supporting casts. With recents improvements in Mossyhead (i.e. New Golf Course Community,...
06/29/2010
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