Area Information

Below you find useful links about buying a business in Florida as well as information to help you relocate to the Emerald Coast.

Okaloosa County Tourist Development Council.

South Walton Tourist Develoment Council. Web site dedicated to South Walton County.   Accommodations, restaurants, beaches, visitor information, public organizational information.

Official City of Destin government website.

Taxes and Finance information for the State of Florida. Business tax reasons to locate and operate a business in the State of Florida. And... "no Personal Income tax!!!"

Seeking permanent residence in the United States? and are excellent ways to establish permanent residency. Purchasing a business can be an excellent way to establish permanent residency. "Investment based immigration" and "Employment based immigration are two ways to qualify. In most cases a permanent resident may apply to become a United States Citizen five years after becoming a permanent resident. Click on the topics for more details.

Seaside...a small holiday town on the beach where wood cottages with picket fences line brick streets leading to beach front gateways that connect to the sugar white sand and the emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico." On 30-A, about twenty-five miles east of Destin.

Ft. Walton Beach - City Calendar of Events, City Council, Employment Opportunities, Golf Club (Pines Course & Oaks Course), Purchasing Department (BIDS, RFP's, etc.), Phone Numbers, A Brief History of Fort Walton Beach, Tourist Information, Area Information Pages (map, homestead, licenses, churches, population, taxes, housing, academicis, transportation, utilities, weather).

Information on the city of Niceville, Florida - just across the Choctawhatchee Bay from Destin. The new Mid-Bay bridge connects the cities of Destin and Niceville.

Home page for county school district (includes Destin / Ft. Walton Beach). Includes links to home pages for 7 high schools, 6 middle schools, and 21 elementary schools in the school district! A "must see" for families with children considering relocation to the area.

Destin Chamber of Commerce.

Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce.