Forgotten Coast

A Step in Time

Fugawee Corporation sells historical footwear to re-enactors and museums worldwide, movies and Broadway shows from its 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Crawfordville.

Small-Time Success

Several communities in Northwest Florida are working to better themselves with the help of a program provided through the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity. Called Competitive Florida, among the areas benefitting are DeFuniak Springs, Century, Port St. Joe and Madison County.

Oyster Ranching

Oyster “ranching” is a budding venture that locals hope will resurrect the oyster industry in Wakulla County, create hundreds of jobs, promote ecotourism and spawn sustainable economic development.

High-End Real Estate

From thousand-acre plantations to multi-million-dollar homes with frontage on the Gulf or one of the region’s many bays, Northwest Florida has a lot to offer to the well-heeled buyer.

A Blank Canvas

Chris Holley has an extensive resumé working for some of Florida’s fastest growing cities and counties. Now he is helping Gulf County as director of the Economic Development Coalition and gives his thoughts on the region’s development.