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 the same thing.  That's why Walton County and its private-sector partners continually engage in an ongoing process of asset mapping, determining the factors that make our corner of the Emerald Coast an outstanding place to do business.  Superior quality of life?  The world's most beautiful beaches?  Access to an extraordinary transportation system for people and products?  A trained and available workforce?  Take a closer look at the superior assets of Walton County.

  • Transportation

    Walton County and all of Northwest Florida benefit from an unusually robust transportation network.  The region boasts a major interstate route, two commercial airports, a Class I railroad and a variety of port facilities.
    Interstate 10 is the primary east-west route ...

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  • Sites & Buildings

    Whether you're relocating, expanding or starting a new business in Walton County, success starts with an ideal company location.  Walton County features a wide variety of shovel-...

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  • Workforce

    Walton County benefits from a well-educated labor pool, with a strong work ethic derived from the county's agricultural, trade and military heritage.  

    Recently retired military personnel from the seven bases in our region have a strong likelihood of remaining in the area ...

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  • Infrastructure

    Walton County offers industry a full catalog of utility services providers, including the following:

    Gulf Power
    CHELCO (Chocktawhatchee Electric Cooperative)

    Natural Gas  
    Okaloosa Gas Dis...

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