PCB expects resident and development growth through 2025

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WJHG / WECP) – The world’s best beaches, a destination more people want to call home.

“We’ve seen a lot of growth and development happen over the last few years and we really see that continue over the next few years until the date of 2025,” said Jayna Leach, VP of Marketing at Visit Panama City Beach.

With the growth of the population, comes the need for more development.

“As the community grows and more and more people are discovering how wonderful this is a place to live, we must continue to create these amenities and develop these things that a thriving community needs,” said Mike Kerrigan. , Marketing Director of St. Joe Company.

To cope with the influx of people, The St. Joe Company has innovated, or plans to innovate, on several projects.

“The communities are going to be great because they include so much activity and of course Panama City Beach and Bay County have so much to offer new residents,” Leach said.

Latitude Margaritaville Watersound to Highway 79 would be a construction boom – targeting those 55 and over.

“We know the population is just starting to come into the community and will continue to grow, we believe, over the next several years,” Kerrigan said.

This growth will also be visible just down the road.

“We are delighted to announce earlier this year the development of a medical campus near Philip Griffitts Senior Parkway,” said Kerrigan.

This development will include a series of medical office buildings and a 100-bed hospital. The other corners of this intersection will be developed with businesses and businesses.

“We are very optimistic about these projects because we are very optimistic about the future of Northwest Florida and in particular as it relates to Bay County,” Kerrigan said.

New residents who can work, play and enjoy the best beaches in the world.

Kerrigan said there are other residential projects in the area as well, which will hopefully be announced in the coming months. He adds that they plan to build a marina in West Bay.

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Margie D. Carlisle