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Building For The Future - 07/10/2017

Building For The Future Looking beyond beaches and the military to boost economic development BY LINDA KLEINDIENST ~ Article written by 850 Magazine   Okaloosa and Walton countie...

Coastal Home Base - 07/10/2017

Coastal Home Base Military presence keeps Okaloosa’s economy fit   BY TABITHA YANG AND TONY BRIDGES ~ Written by 850 Magazine   An F-35C Lightning II taxis down the fli...

Business Assistance
The Economic Development Council along with Okaloosa County and the State of Florida are committed to providing business assistance programs that will make it easier for companies to expand and develop within our county. The EDC is the conduit for these incentives between the local and state government and our community businesses. Due to Okaloosa's prestige business climate, high quality o...
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Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption
Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption (EDATE)    This local government administered incentive provides a case-by-case temporary tax exemption for real and/or tangible personal property improvements. The incentive is available at the county level (administered by the Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners) and at the municipality level in Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton Beach...
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Okaloosa County is host to a wide array of businesses and industries. From Tourism to Aerospace & Defense, our diversity reflects th...
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The Technology Coast Manufacturing and Engineering Network, TeCMEN, was established by the Economic Development Council of Ok...
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