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Panama City has big plans for its marina property

After a lengthy standstill, downtown Panama City in Florida’s panhandle is finally on its way toward a transformation that city officials hope will lure private enterprise and boost the local economy. Since getting a new deed recently that increases its authority over the Panama City Marina and the St. Andrews Marina, the city now has the freedom to explore a partnership between public and commercial use for its revitalization project.

Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this roundup:

Warren Ladner, Kelly Massey, Ken Armstrong

St. Joe Co., Florida's Defense Reinvestment Grant, Carolina Aeronautical Airframe & Powerplant, Destin Commons, Bracken Engineering, Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference, Cox Communications, Florida Small Business Development Center, Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office, Governors Crossing shopping center, andFlorida State University's Honors, Scholars and Fellows House

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