The secret that was Navarre wasn’t only the white powdery sand, the forgotten history of the Spaniards nor the clear emerald waters of the Gulf. The terror that gripped the hearts of frolicking children and their parents at the sight of a gray fin sliding through red-hued water was the secret that held the nation’s […]
Completion of the $30 million SpringHill Suites on Navarre Beach has been delayed until sometime in the first quarter, perhaps as late as March, because of occasional rain and high winds that have slowed construction. Read the full article in the April 7 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe online.
Construction of the $30 million SpringHill Suites on Navarre Beach has resumed after overcoming some obstacles, and the 161-room hotel is tentatively scheduled to open in December. Originally planned to open 15 months after breaking ground last June, the hotel was hampered by the discovery of about 200 wood pilings from the site’s former occupant, […]
County officials and hotelier Marilyn Hess are gathering at Navarre Beach for this morning’s official groundbreaking of SpringHill Suites, which will replace the former Holiday Inn which was razed following Hurricane Ivan in 2004. The planned seven-story Marriott-family hotel will include 161 guest rooms, a Gulf-front full-service restaurant, and two pools – an indoor pool on the second […]
Holi Corp, leaseholder of the former Holiday Inn site on Navarre Beach, has asked Santa Rosa County Commissioners to approve mortgaging a new hotel at the location in the name of a subsidiary. Casey Babe sent a Jan. 8 memo to County Administrator Hunter Walker asking for the matter to be placed on the board’s […]
It’s hard to argue that business in Navarre has recovered since the domino effect of Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Dennis in 2005. “Over the years Navarre has exploded in growth,” said Director of Santa Rosa County Economic Development, adding that the payroll has tripled from $47.02 million to $135.99 million from 2004 to 2012. […]