Posted in Business Escambia County

Bender presents hybrid plan for OLF-8

Commission chairman Robert Bender yesterday held a Zoom meeting with Navy Federal Credit Union, FloridaWest, PEDC, DPZ CoDesign and the county. The group agreed on…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County Politics

What did community tell DPZ CoDesign that it wanted at OLF-8

Inweekly has tried to find out what the community and stakeholders  told DPZ CoDesign that they wanted at Outlying Landing Field 8 (OLF-8). DPZ sent…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business

DPZ: Timeline… may be decided on Feb. 18

Is the proposed project timeline acceptable? Commissioner Bender opened, “I think one, we’d like to see this move forward in some respect and to get…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

DPZ: Type of jobs for OLF-8

What are the desired job types? Commissioner Barry said, “As Commissioner Bergosh mentioned, outside of anything with smokestacks, anything contained within a building, in my…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

DPZ: Fireworks over public input

How will public input be incorporated in the final plan? “The public input should be the driving force of the overall plan,” said Commissioner Underhill….

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

DPZ Question: Housing on OLF-8

What, if any, housing types would you consider? DPZ partner Marina Khoury stared the discussion: “What we are proposing for this site is not the…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

DPZ question 2: how much land for commerce?

How much land should be devoted to commerce use only? Commissioner Jeff Bergosh didn’t hesitate—“The maximum available.” “It looks like we’ve got 537 acres left,”…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

OLF-8 questions: ideal timeline for build-out? (update)

At the Committee of the Whole last Thursday, DPZ CoDesign posed six questions of the Escambia Board of County Commissioners to help it finalize the…

Continue Reading
Posted in Business Escambia County

What did DPZ present at the COW

Here is DPZ’s presentation to the Escambia Board of County Commissioners at the Committee of the Whole on Feb. 11: Marina Khoury: “Thank you. So…

Continue Reading