Economic development group makes hard sell

It’s not easy selling a community to outside businesses and investors. Despite incentives, such as tax breaks and free land, recruiting industry is a challenge, especially when other states are wooing the same companies. Competition can be fierce.

Cliff Krut, a certified economic development representative for Gulf Power, explained how Northwest Florida, specifically Santa Rosa County, can work to increase economic development during Navarre Chamber’s Economic Development Committee meeting Monday morning.

Highlighting the new industrial park on Highway 87 in Milton, Krut said even though the park isn’t located in Navarre, the community will see benefits from the new businesses moving into the county.

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