“Goal is a $20 million world-class hotel and restaurant that will serve as an anchor for redevelopment of the downtown core”Read More
“Wednesday evening at the Panama City Center for the Arts in downtown Panama City, the St. Joe Company hosted its second open house concerning the new Panama City Marina hotel and many locals believe it will bring more money and new visitors to the area.”Read More
“The St. Joe Company hosted their second open house meeting at the Panama City Center for the Arts where residents were welcome to give their input and ideas regarding the company’s proposal to construct a hotel on the city’s marina property.
The hotel will be fully funded by the St.Joe Company and they noted that the most important aspect of the project would be drawing people to come to the downtown area.”Read More
"We want the downtown to be successful. So if we can help in any way by creating a spark for the downtown to get positive trajectory we're very willing to do that," said St. Joe Company CEO Jorge Gonzalez.Read More
“We want to create something that is in character. We want it to fit,” Gonzales said.
The hotel still is in the early, early stages, he said. There are no artist renderings yet or schematics of what the hotel will look like beyond the information already submitted to Panama City officials that the hotel will be no more than five stories high, will include a restaurant, have about 100 rooms, and be located near the base of the Panama City Marina.Read More
By early 2020 work could start on a hotel at Panama City Marina under a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) the Panama City Commission will consider at their Tuesday meeting.Read More
“When positive things happen in an area, positive things happen with us so we are strong believers a rising tide lifts all boats,” Gonzalez wrote. “A healthy vibrant downtown with an ecosystem of workers, residents, shoppers, and guests is an important components of the rising tide of a community.”Read More