Expansion has been on the mind of Julie Condon, entrepreneur and owner of Saltwater Cottage, for more than a year.
But she never thought her expansion would take her 500 miles away – to Viera, Fla., just south of Cocoa.
Condon looked in Destin and even looked at expanding at her existing location on Navarre Parkway, but the doors kept closing.
“I had pretty much decided that maybe I wasn’t supposed to expand after all, yet I kept thinking about it,” she said.
Two months ago, a friend of her business partner Tom Cowles, came to Navarre for a visit.
“Quite honestly, I wasn’t ready for a visitor.” However, as Condon put it, “God had other plans.”
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