Business Info

The Walton County Economic Development Alliance is charged with incentivizing and simplifying new business investment in Walton County.  The goal is creation of new, family-wage jobs for a talented and trained workforce, and concurrent growth in overall community wealth and quality of life.  WCEDA's activities are designed to leverage our region's numerous assets, ranging from a superb transportation system to a variety of developable properties, such that business enterprise prospers.  Our mission also emphasizes ongoing relationships with the businesses that are already here, furnishing support and advocacy where needed.

  • Services


    Our Alliance helps companies looking for a place to grow, a place with a trained, eager labor force and economical access to markets large and small.  Our first task is listening, getting a feel for your requirements and the type of site that will work for your business.  

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  • Assets

    Any business looking for the most appropriate region or site for a new plant or office will want to know the comparative assets of that place versus alternative locations.  As economic developers, the Walton County EDA and our colleagues in local government need to know...

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  • Industries & Employers

    The Walton County business community is diverse and expanding.  Given the drawing power of the Emerald Coast beaches, the tourism and hospitality industry leads the County's major employment sectors.at 23.4 per cent of the workforce.

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  • Financing & Incentives

    Public entities ranging from the State of Florida to local municipalities partner with Walton County to provide incentive packages specifically crafted to meet the needs of expanding firms.  Program offerings include tax credits, training assistance and grants.  Please visit Ent...

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  • Business Climate

    Firms in Walton County benefit from one of the most favorable business climates in the nation.  Florida ranks among the best states for businesses and entrepreneurs due to its state taxation policies.  The Walton County Development Services Department, along with the planning department...

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