Santa Rosa’s industrial business boom

Santa Rosa County recently released its 2014 annual report highlighting the county’s successes, and those related to economic development stand out.

A drive through Santa Rosa County Industrial Park also underscores the triumphs of the county’s economic development office (EDO) during the past few years under the leadership of Director Shannon Ogletree, who assumed his current role after the county’s former economic development arm, TEAM Santa Rosa, was disbanded by commissioners in 2012 and reorganized into a county department.

The county’s annual report details new tenants recruited to the county’s industrial park in 2014, including Capitol Material, TPR, Navy Federal Credit Union and Goldring Gulf Distributing. The new industries have added hundreds of jobs to the local economy.

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