retail

Site plan revealed for Navarre movie theater development

Site plan revealed for Navarre movie theater development

Preliminary site plans for a commercial shopping complex in Navarre were revealed Thursday. The development of a vacant 33 acre parcel at the north western corner of Highway 87 and U.S. Highway 98 was announced in February.  The site plans were included in an application for land development code variances by property owner Navarre Beach […]

Navarre Chamber highlights local business with shopping scavenger hunt

Navarre Chamber highlights local business with shopping scavenger hunt

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will be highlighting local businesses in their first annual Holiday Scavenger Hunt on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Typically this time of year the chamber hosts a shop-crawl, however, in an effort to expand open up the participation to […]

Conference helps lure industry scouts

Conference helps lure industry scouts

Business continues to thrive in Santa Rosa Industrial Park, and a visit this week by county officials to a large retail conference appears to have attracted more industrial scouts to the area. Santa Rosa County District 1 Commissioner Jayer Williamson and Shannon Ogletree, the county’s economic development director, just returned from the International Council of Shopping Centers Conference […]

Boardwalk and boat/RV storage approved

Boardwalk and boat/RV storage approved

The Santa Rosa County Zoning Board April 9 approved several requests for the Navarre area, including a variance to allow a waterfront retail boardwalk on Santa Rosa Sound. James Dabney of Navarre Marina and Boardwalk, LLC, was seeking three variances, but the board only approved two. Dabney plans to construct a marina and retail boardwalk […]

Holiday shopping creeps in early

Holiday shopping creeps in early

If you noticed the “Christmas creep” start even earlier this year, as in you were able to buy Halloween costumes and Christmas trees simultaneously, it wasn’t your imagination. This year, many retailers have a new strategy: Get the money first. Retail giants like Wal-Mart and Amazon launched Black Friday-style deals Nov. 1, before consumers even […]