September 2016

Found 3 blog entries for September 2016.

Gulf Shores' "Vision of Tomorrow"

Previously published and updated last on 9/30/2016.  Additional info available for step 1:  Gulf Place Beach Revitalization project.





Mission Statement

The city of Gulf Shores is committed to meeting and exceeding the expectations of our residents, visitors and businesses.  We are committed to preserving our city's family-friendly, small-town safe atmosphere and beautiful natural surroundings, while providing the infrastructure and amenities necessary to support a sustainable, vibrant economy.

 

Vision 2025

In the year 2025, the city of Gulf Shores will be the most desirable, small-town destination community in the South in which to live, visit, retire and invest.  This will be to its enduring,

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Aerial image of Mobile Bay along the Eastern ShoreThe Eastern Shore already holds a lot of appeal for potential residents, with numerous small towns just minutes from Mobile and under an hour away from the Gulf of Mexico. What many people may not realize is that the Eastern Shore is also the site of a natural phenomenon that has been a cause for celebration since it was first recorded in the 1860s. Locally known as a jubilee, each year an upward movement of oxygen in Mobile Bay forces thousands of bottom-dwelling fish and crustaceans up to much shallower waters. This can happen in an area as small as a 500-foot stretch of shore or, as has happened, over a stretch of fifteen miles reaching from Daphne to Mullet Point (most people believe jubilees of this size only happen in Mobile Bay and Tokyo, Japan). A

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The video below is a descriptive video serving to discuss the project as a whole.  Check out our updates taken on February 7th, 2017.  UPDATED GULF PLACE VIDEO

Gulf Place

Those who live in or have visited Gulf Shores, Alabama can tell you that this small town is easily one of the most beautiful areas on the entire Gulf Coast. Emerald-green waters, white-sand beaches, and the breathtaking Gulf Shores State Park combine to make Gulf Shores a very popular area for both individuals looking for a primary or secondary residence and visitors looking for a memorable beach vacation. In fact, the town heavily relies on the tourism industry, which generates about 62% of Gulf Shores’ annual revenue. Each year, annual events such as the Hangout Music Festival,

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