October 2013

Found 2 blog entries for October 2013.

Real Estate Rebound

     The local economy is moving in the right direction and this is partially due to the real estate market, according to Lee Lawson, president of Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance (EDA), based in Robertsdale, AL.  Lawson's recent comments were received at the Coastal Economy Outlook VI, the annual seminar produced by the University of South Alabama's Center for Real Estate Studies and Economic Development at which he outlined the various areas where Baldwin County experienced economic growth.
     Baldwin County had a “good solid year coming out of the recession,” having a population growth rate of over 2% bringing the total to approximately 190,000;  a 30% increase over the last 10 years.
     The Alabama Gulf Coast beaches of…
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     Another Festival is in the books.  Another successful turn out and condos were hard to come by this year as potential patrons were again waiting until the last minute to make reservations.  We received numerous calls in the days leading up to the event.  The Gulf Shores Shrimp Festival has added things over the past few years and has a multitude of things to do, see and even participate in while attending.

     The weather could not have been better.  The temperatures ranged from the mid 60's early in the day and peaked in the low 80's with low humidity.  Patrons joined in from all over the U.S. and made this year's festival crowd one of the largest on record with over 300,000 visitors.

     This year's festival was like its predecessors in many

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