850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - 850 Business Magazine June-July 2010

New Life for an Old Airport

If all goes to plan, Panama City’s old airport eventually will become the city’s first master-planned community, complete with homes and commercial space, hiking trails, a school and a marina. The new owners, the St. Andrew Bay Land Company, have…

George Koikos is a Hands-On Entrepreneur

Hands-On Entrepreneur George Koikos’ American dream was realized by pleasing customers and maintaining quality By Tori Gibbs Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine George Koikos greets visitors with a warm smile and a cold handshake. The…

Summer Must-Haves for Execs

From iPad holders to rum to shoes with built-in fitness, we've got a list of items any exec would love to have this summer. Company Perks Executive Luxuries and Must-Haves By Tisha Crews Keller Originally published in the June/July 2010…

Meet Charlie Modica, Seaside's Anchor

Seaside’s Anchor Charlie Modica met his competition head-on, shifting focus and giving his customers a unique experience By John Van Gieson Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine Charles J. Modica Jr. may be the most recognizable…

St. Marks Seeks a Rebirth

Seeking a Rebirth Hard hit by hurricanes and the economy, St. Marks works to revitalize itself By Lee Gordon Originally published in the June/July 2010 issue of 850 Magazine In the 1950s, St. Marks was one of the key social…