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Plans for former Panama City airport site take off


Leucadia's Sweetbay development will ultimately include 3,200 homes, 700,000 square feet of commercial space and a marina. The community is being developed in seven phases.

Northwest Florida Roundup

Plans for former Panama City airport site take off

Panama City will get its first master-planned village on former airport property.

Wendy Dixon | 6/27/2014

Developer Leucadia National paid $52 million to buy the 700-acre Panama City-Bay County International Airport property and is building the city’s first master-planned village, SweetBay — a pedestrian-friendly community with restaurants, retail and recreation.

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