Video: Small Business Brings Big Growth
Small Business Brings Big Growth
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:03:46 +0000Small Business Brings Big GrowthSmall Business Brings Big Growthhttp://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/6850397?cpt=8&wpid=2637WMBBgood news in the area...local business growth continues along the panhandle. tonight... new 13's peyton locicero...has details on the new developments. -----look live business is on the rise in walton and okaloosa counties. after a slow winter, new businesses are springing up around town bringing a postive upswing in economic development. dottie liufau, liufau-mccall insurance "it was a mild winter and we did have our snow birds but it didn't seem as crowded as normal. we do have the spring, which is already off to a great start and we are looking forward to an even better summer. i think we will see a lot of new businesses opening, which also leads to new jobs for the locals and i just think it's going to be a great year." officials feel like this new growth in the area will give a huge boost to the community. shane moody, destin chamber of commerce "well like any job creation is good. they create jobs and it provides money for the locals that go to work there. that's money that gets spent in the community. it's tax dollars that get committed to infrastructure in the community. so anytime you can promote your community through job creating, it's always a good thing." the growth rate of new businesses coming to the area and creating new jobs has been tremindous.... from new insurance agencies, local eateries, jewelers and doctors. shane moody, destin chamber of commerce "as the economy gets good, people look for locations like destin with this quality of life or the quality of place here. if you can create jobs in a place like that and provide a better quality of life for folks then, it's always a good thing." dr. m mitchell silver facog, women's health "the response has been very good to have this ability to do these procedures here." locals are excited about the advantages these new businesses have to offer. renee launiere, bijoux de mer "we saw the potential when we moved here about two years ago. the growth and development of this area. destin really, especially this particular spot is really central from everything from pensacola to panama city." in destin...peyton locicero...ne ws 13. many of the new small businesses are owned by local residents, which helps fuel the local economy.