850 — The Business Magazine of Northwest Florida - June-July 2016

Oil Spill’s Chief Lesson: Diversify

Like countless people fortunate to live on or near the Gulf Coast and the millions of people who visit our shores each year, I have a tremendous fondness for the endlessly fascinating intersection of sea and sand. For me, nothing…

How Their Collaboration Brought Success

courtesy of Okaloosa EDC With more than 156 technology-based businesses per 100,000 population, Okaloosa County can rightly claim the title of “technology hub” of Northwest Florida.  Because of its location, nestled in the midst of several major Northwest Florida military…

Let's Talk Walton & Okaloosa County Numbers

Walton County Sources: VisitSouthWalton.com, Walton County Tourist Development Council   Okaloosa County   Military Okaloosa County is home to Eglin Air Force base, the largest installation in the Department of Defense, Hurlburt Field and more than 300 defense related businesses, the highest concentration in the state.…