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Where Business Moves
    Welcome to The                                                       City of Palm Coast
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                                                        DATE         TIME                                           EVENT                                     LOCATION
                                                       April 24       9 a.m.                              City Council Workshop                           Community Center
          he Palm Coast Business Journal is a          April 27       9 a.m.                         Development Review Committee                               City Hall

T         quarterly publication produced by The
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Publications Department for the City of Palm
                                                       May 1
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                                                                                                                 City Council
                                                                                                          Code Enforcement Board
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                                                                                                                                                          Committee City Hall
Coast.                                                 May 4         10 a.m.                    Architectural Review and Compliance Board                       City Hall
    City officials select and approve the publica-     May 8          9 a.m.                              City Council Workshop                           Community Center
tion’s content. City officials use this publication    May 9         5 p.m.                        Leisure Services Advisory Committee                    Community Center
as an economic development tool to inform              May 11         9 a.m.                         Development Review Committee                               City Hall
business owners, community leaders and resi-           May 15         9 a.m.                                     City Council                             Community Center
dents.                                                 May 16       6:30 p.m.                Planning & Land Development Regulation Board                 Community Center
    The City of Palm Coast Business Journal is         May 18       8:30 a.m.                      Volunteer Firefighters' Pension Board               Main Station Training Room
mailed to a minimum of 3,000 businesses by the         May 18        10 a.m.                    Architectural Review and Compliance Board                       City Hall
City of Palm Coast. It also is circulated in The       May 22         9 a.m.                              City Council Workshop                           Community Center
Flagler/PalmCoast News-Tribune.                        May 24        5 p.m.                  Beautification and Environmental Advisory Board                    City Hall
                                                       May 25         9 a.m.                         Development Review Committee                               City Hall
    We would like your comments and story
                                                       May 28                                     City Offices Closed for Memorial Day
ideas. Please e-mail any business news, promo-
                                                       June 1        10 a.m.                    Architectural Review and Compliance Board                     City Hall
tions, expansions, etc... to Ira Corliss, Special
                                                       June 5       6:30 p.m.                                    City Council                              Community Center
Projects Manager for the city of Palm Coast, at
                                                       June 6         9 a.m.                              Code Enforcement Board                           Community Center
icorliss@ci.palm-coast.fl.us or (386) 986-3700.
                                                       June 7         3 p.m.                            Utilities Advisory Committee                          City Hall
    Business owners and managers interested in         June 8         9 a.m.                         Development Review Committee                             City Hall
advertising should contact Jane Katona at The          June 12        9 a.m.                              City Council Workshop                            Community Center
Daytona Beach Ne ws-Journal at                         June 13        5 p.m.                       Leisure Services Advisory Committee                     Community Center
jane.katona@news-jrnl.com or (386) 681-2451.           June 15       10 a.m.                    Architectural Review and Compliance Board                     City Hall
                                                       June 19        9 a.m.                         City Council Community Center
                                                       June 20      6:30p.m.                 Planning & Land Development Regulation Board                  Community Center
                                                       June 22        9 a.m.                         Development Review Committee                             City Hall
                                                       June 26        9 a.m.                              City Council Workshop                            Community Center
                                                       June 28        5 p.m.                 Beautification and Environmental Advisory Board                  City Hall
                                                       July 3       6:30p.m.                                     City Council                              Community Center
                                                       July 4                                   City Offices Closed for Independence Day
                                                       July 5        3 p.m.                             Utilities Advisory Committee                           City Hall
                      Where Business Moves             July 6        10 a.m.                    Architectural Review and Compliance Board                      City Hall

           On the Cover                                      COMMUNITY CENTER                                                                  PALM COAST CITY HALL
Workers at Palm Coast Data keep things moving.
                                                              305 Palm Coast Parkway                                                               2 Commerce Blvd.
(Photo by Sean McNeil)                                         Palm Coast, FL 32137                                                              Palm Coast FL, 32164

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                  Landon Takes Over
                  BY JESSICA WYNNE                         community, volunteer and citizen groups, neighbor
                                                           cities and more,” he says.
                                                                                                                 council meetings, recommending policies or pro-
                                                                                                                 grams and keeping the council informed.
                                                                                                                                                                             One of the city’s current goals is to resurface 50

           ut of 60 applicants it was Jim Landon who            Landon’s desire to be involved and work hands-      “We’ve made a really good start. He jumped in        miles of road per year – not only new streets in new
           left a lasting impression on the Palm           on impressed quite a                                                              with both feet with         areas, but old streets that need attention.” Landon
           Coast City Council.                             few of the council                                                                some of the issues we’re    also cited the lack of street lighting as an issue and a
     “While all were qualified, Jim stood out in my        members. “He’s mak-                                                               facing in the city,” says   priority.
mind because, in addition to all the experience and        ing an effort to go out                                                           Jon Netts, Vice Mayor.          As for the future, Landon intends to continue
education and those types of qualifications, he came       into the community.                                                                    “We are looking at     moving Palm Coast forward, while maintaining the
out as quite personable,” says William Venne, Palm         He’s going to all the                                                             some of the current         quality of life that drew residents to the city.
Coast City Council Member.                                 clubs and organizations                                                           processes to see if we      “Although the housing development has slowed
     “He seems sort of a people’s or citizens’ type man-   to meet the develop-                                                              can do business a little    down, the retail growth has started to take off. We are
ager so when we had to make that final decision that       ers, builders and citi-                                                           better,” Landon says.       trying to make positive things happen with retail,
weighed in heavily,” continues Venne. “Landon was          zens,” says Mary DiSte-                                                           Some upcoming proj-         while protecting what makes Palm Coast special – the
nominated unanimously, to the position of Palm             fano, City Council                                                                ects include the tennis     natural beauty and the whole environment,” says
Coast City Manager.”                                       Member.                                                                           complex and street and      Landon.
     Landon comes to Palm Coast with extensive                  While the primary                                                            trail improvements.             “We are a growing community but still need to
experience. He most recently served as city manag-         responsibility of a City                                                          “Once they’ve been          keep that small-town flavor. Palm Coast’s history and
er in Lancaster, Texas. His city manager positions have    Manager is to imple-                                                              approved, we’re going       culture need to be in the forefront.”
also included Warrensburg, Mo. and Toledo, Ore.            ment the policies set                                                             to see what we can do           Landon emphasizes that he was not brought into
     According to Landon, he will apply his planning       by the elected city                                                               to make them happen         Palm Coast to turn around the city. “My job is just
background to his work with the city helping to ensure     council, his duties do                                                            a little faster.”           to take it to the next level and keep moving forward
the continued success of the city’s services — parks,      not end there. As City                                                                 Despite Palm           by bringing in some fresh ideas,” says Landon. He
trails, amenities, emergency services and utilities.       Manager Landon is                                                                 Coast being a young         says he did not come with any preconceived notions
     “With this being a high growth area, a lot of the     responsible for prepar-                                                           city, there are sections    for specific changes.
issues we are dealing with apply here. I think I have      ing the annual budget, Jim Landon                                                 and buildings that are          “I definitely think he’s a good fit for the city,” says
a good background in working with people, build-           hiring and firing per-                                                            more than 30 years old.     DiStefano. “He seems to have a good fit with City
ing partnerships and coalitions with the business          sonnel, directing day-to-day operations, attending    “Older infrastructures need major revamping,” says      Council and he’s willing to listen.” ■

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                                                         John and Kathy Feind (left) talk with Dick and Paula        B. Paul Katz                    Jeffrey K. Green                          M. Sean Kidd
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               eing manager of one of the nation’s         city and its citizens,” says Kelton. “Credit for my
               fastest growing cities can be quite a       success belongs to the council, not myself,” says              Estate Law, Title Insurance, Probate & Closings
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   Kelton has done so with distinction. Kelton guid-       moving Palm Coast forward.”                                               Construction Disputes
                                                                                                                                     Construction Disputes
   ed the developing city through various changes and          “Richard had been with us since the city first                      Planning, Wills, Trusts & Probate
                                                                                                                            Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts & Probate
   improvements.                                           began,” says William Venne, city council member.
       While there are scores of projects Kelton has       “He essentially put the mechanical end together.
   spearheaded during the past years, the achieve-         In a number of ways the citizens felt he was heavy                             contact: (386) 446-4469
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                                                                          PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 5
 Brenda Thomas working at Palm Coast Data.

              Palm Coast Data Purchased
            BY JESSICA WYNNE                             future growth, " says Michael Duloc, Kable president.     is nearly equidistant from two of Florida’s major met-     once a 20-employee operation now employes close to
          PHOTO BY SEAN McNEIL                                For almost 25 years, Palm Coast Data has been        ropolitan areas. Additionally, both Jacksonville and       900, including those serving at its satellite call cen-
                                                         providing services to the magazine publishing indus-      Orlando have international airports and accessibili-       ter in DeLand. It serves more than 50 clients, repre-

              able Media, a subsidiary of AMREP          try. Its offerings include order processing and lockbox   ty to the interstate highways.                             senting more than 300 magazines, and 35 million
              Corporation (NYSE: AXR), purchased         services, telephone customer service, mailing servic-          The location also saves publishers money on           active subscribers.
              Palm Coast Data for $92 million.           es, maintenance of subscriber records, database mar-      postage as Jacksonville hosts one of the 21 bulk mail           Each month Palm Coast Data handles 2.5 mil-
AMREP is involved in land development and mag-           keting services and a comprehensive suite of Internet     centers in the U.S. Postal Services.                       lion pieces of mail, sends out around 14 million mail
azine and product operations.                            applications.                                                  One short year after Palm Coast Data opened,          pieces, and takes 300,000 incoming phone calls. It
     Its Southwest subsidiary is prominent in the New         John Meneough, president of Palm Coast Data,         the company relocated its 20 employees to the              now occupies two buildings in the Pine Lakes Indus-
Mexico real estate market as a major landholder and      says, "Joining with Kable gives Palm Coast a great        35,000 square foot building at 11 Commerce Drive.          trial Park, which total approximately 200,000 square
developer.                                               opportunity to grow the business.                         The company experienced turbulence one year later          feet of operating space.
     Kable Media Services has been providing an               Kable has a strong management team and has           when the Ladies Home Journal was sold, causing a                "The company’s success has been directly related
assortment of magazine fulfillment services to           established an impressive record in delivering inno-      51 percent drop in business.                               to its focus on the needs of its customers and its abil-
publishers and others both in the United States and      vative solutions to its customers. We share this               Given this challenge, the company contracted          ity to process its client’s work efficiently and effective-
worldwide.                                               team's vision for the future and are excited by the       with other publishers to ensure its survival, proving      ly. This is also directly related to the quality of
     "The acquisition of Palm Coast Data is a substan-   opportunities this brings Palm Coast to provide           it could and would succeed.                                employees that Palm Coast Data has been able to hire
tial step forward in Kable's strategy as a leading       additional value to our customers."                            Ten years later the company had more than             from the community," Elkin says.
provider of fulfillment and magazine distribution             Meneough will serve as president and chief oper-     tripled in size. "The rapid growth of Flagler Coun-             Forecasting future growth, Palm Coast Data has
services. Palm Coast Data has a strong market pres-      ating officer of the combined Kable and Palm Coast        ty has been crucial to Palm Coast Data’s ability to sup-   attained 11 acres of land near its existing building
ence and an excellent reputation with its customers.     fulfillment operations.                                   port the growth in its business and the requirement        should growth warrant the need for more space. Elkin
The merger with Kable will enable the combined                In 1984 Family Media, the publisher of Ladies        to grow its workforce to support that growth," says        says, "Palm Coast Data expects to continue to grow
businesses to provide even more efficient service to     Home Journal, established Palm Coast Data to pro-         Robert Elkin, senior vice president.                       in the future and this will be enhanced by its new
their clients and will create a strong platform for      vide fulfillment services. Palm Coast was chosen as it         The numbers speak for themselves. What was            ownership." ■
                                                                                             PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 6
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                                                                                                            took over after their father, Tom Cook, Jr., retired after 50
                                   The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that                     years in the business. Vicki’s daughter, Ashley Leonhardt,
                                    should not be based solely upon advertisements.                         became the fifth generation to enter the business in
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                                                                            PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 7
 Target store coming to Palm Coast

Town Center: On Target
                  BY TRACY COX                             is partnering with Developers Realty to develop the                     shops, Marks adds.                                             “This blend of nationally recognized commercial
                                                           project.                                                                    The demographics and growth of Palm Coast              retail stores will quench the needs of consumers

          t’s the dawn of the retail power center in           “Right now, you have to drive to Daytona Beach                      indicate that the city is a market that will embrace the   thirsty for diverse shopping,” says Ira Corliss, Special
          Palm Coast, with the launching of Palm           or St. Augustine to shop some of the stores that will                   concept of a Super Target, Marks says. The city’s          Projects Manager for Palm Coast.
          Coast Landing at Town Center.                                                                                                                                                           The developers’ selection of Palm Coast as the site
     Scheduled to open its doors in March 2008, big-
box retailer Super Target will be the anchor of the
                                                           “This blend of nationally recognized commercial retail                                                                             for Landing at Town Center will be the catalyst for
                                                                                                                                                                                              the future of retail business in the city, Corliss adds.
400,000-square-foot center at the intersection of Belle                                                                                                                                       “This project is one that will make everyone happy
Terre Boulevard and State Road 100.
     The Landing at Town Center will feature a mix
                                                           stores will quench the needs of consumers thirsty for                                                                              — the city, consumers and developers. It’s a win-win-
                                                                                                                                                                                              win situation.”
of five other department stores of national stature,                                                                                                                                              The SuperTarget breaks ground this spring, and
casual dining and soft retail. “This center will fill in
gaps of retail that we are currently lacking in the Palm
                                                           diverse shopping.”                     – Ira Corliss, Special Projects Manager for Palm Coast                                      Marks says it will set the pace for more collaboration
                                                                                                                                                                                              between Weingarten Realty and Palm Coast in the
Coast community,” says Terry Marks, regional direc-        open in this center.” Weingarten is not yet ready to                    strategic location and good growth corridor and road       future. “We anticipate many more projects in the
tor for Weingarten Realty Investors, the company that      reveal the names of the retailers that will occupy those                systems were among many other positive indicators.         Palm Coast community.” ■


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City Awards Grant of Not All Phone Books
                       Are Created Equal…
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                                                                                    PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 9
  Palm Coast Business Buzz
             BY JESSICA WYNNE                              zoning, development, probate law, commercial liti-        Drive, is scheduled to be completed by December             fession, also is involved in shaping the future of
           PHOTO BY SEAN McNEIL                            gation, governmental practice, and personal injury.       2007.                                                       Flagler County.
                                                                The firm has also made some transformation ini-          To capture the appeal of the Italian Renaissance             Most recently Dance consulted with the City of
     Palm Coast Business Pioneer                           tiatives recently, getting on board with the ever-grow-   the structure will feature domes and columns                Palm Coast to execute site plan reviews for land
                                                           ing, ever-changing Palm Coast.                            throughout. A center court will offer a fountain and        development code compliance. Dance also serves on
          Pushes Forward                                        Chiumento praises the expansion and forward-         garden seating.                                             various boards including the Flagler County
    The law firm of Chiumento & Guntharp, with             moving efforts of Palm Coast, specifically the Town           The design also features elevators, staircases and      Chamber, Enterprise Flagler, the Education Founda-
more than 30 years of local legal practice, has been       Center, saying, “I see the development of the Town        a second level outdoor walkway to enjoy the after-          tion and the Sunrise Rotary.
a business leader in Flagler County helping to guide       Center as a significant factor bringing the total Fla-    noon breezes on sunny Palm Coast days. Parking will              His drive to be a leader is evident through his role
the development of the community.                          gler County community together,” Chiumneto says.          be addressed in a three level structure that will           as chairman of the City of Palm Coast’s
    When Michael Chiumento Sr. first came to the           He says he is optimistic and plans to relocate his law    accommodate 298 vehicles.                                   Beautification and Environmental Advisory Board
county in 1973, it was literally a rural place with only                                                                 Special pre-construction real estate business is cur-
                                                           practice.                                                                                                             and his participation in the chamber’s leadership
one traffic signal. “There were no zoning ordinances
                                                                The relocation decision is not the only change.      rently being offered through Prudential CRES Com-           program.
or regulations,” he says. “There was no building
                                                           Recently, the law firm altered its name as a result of    mercial Real Estate. This includes ground and second             As the county’s largest locally owned and operat-
department, building inspections or building per-
                                                           hiring a new partner. Chiumento & Associates              floor leasing, as well as contiguous space to meet larg-    ed full service professional civil engineering and
                                                           became Chiumento & Guntharp.                              er facility needs.                                          land planning group, Atlas Design Group has built
    However, Flagler County was not to be kept a
                                                                Chiumento says he looks forward to the future                                                                    its business on the foundation of “doing it right the
secret for too long. Businesses, homes and develop-
ers arrived and the county became one of the fastest
                                                           for both his business and the county. “I would say                      Dance Joins Atlas                             first time.”
                                                           that we have not even seen the tip of the iceberg with        Community advocate Andy Dance joins Atlas                    With attention to each and every project
growing communities in the nation. Throughout the
                                                           regard to the county’s future growth and develop-         Design Group as the company’s Vice President and            component, Atlas has designed a system built on a
years, Chiumento says he watched as “responsible
                                                           ment.”                                                    senior landscape architect. Through his extensive           collaborative approach, an approach that draws in all
developers, developing large, well-planned commu-
nities” stepped on the scene.                                                                                        experience “Andy will enable us to further the growth       team members’ expertise and knowledge. “I am
    As the community built up Chiumento molded                              Roma Court                               of the company and ensure that we continue to pro-          excited about this new opportunity to partner with
his practice to meet the needs of citizens. Whether            An exciting new retail development is in the          vide the quality of service our clients have come to        Curt Wimpèe and Bobbie Jo Manning at ADG,”
clients need representation as a seller or buyer, lender   works in Palm Coast. Roma Court, with its 4.5 acres       expect,” says Curt Wimpée, founder and president of         says Dance.
or borrower, the firm was available to lend a hand.        and 55,000 square feet of retail and office space, is     Atlas Design Group.                                              “We can provide the full service land
    The professionals at Chiumento & Guntharp use          being deemed “the height of shopping.” The retail             Dance, a registered landscape architect who             development services you need, from concept
their three decades of experience to assist clients with   complex, which is about 1 1/2 miles from Interstate       received the distinguished alumnus award from the           planning and site design, through engineering,
a variety of legal issues – real property law, land use,   95 in the center of Palm Coast Parkway at Corporate       University of Florida for his contributions to the pro-     permitting and construction administration.” ■

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                                                 PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 12
Family First,
a Palm Coast
         BY JESSICA WYNNE                       company eventually retired its construction
                                                firm completely.

          amily First Mortgage, a Palm              With the 1990s came the opportuni-
          Coast business pioneer, has           ty for key loan officers to open and oper-
          served Flagler County clients         ate their own branches. This initiative
since 1979.                                     resulted in success for both the branch
    The company, created to address the         manager and the company. Thirty years
need of borrowers, was initially established    after the original branch opened, Family
to assist those who purchased homes             First continues as a leading full service
through Family First’s residential construc-    mortgage banker and broker.

With the 1990s came the opportunity for key loan officers to open

and operate their own branches. This initiative resulted in success for

both the branch manager and the company. Thirty years after the

original branch opened, Family First continues as a leading full service

mortgage banker and broker.
tion firm. Through the years the company            With its corporate office in Palm
expanded its services and reach.                Coast, Family First Mortgage has more
     During the 1980s, Family First began       than 200 branches throughout the United
concentrating its efforts on lending activ-     States. They hold licenses in 33 states and
ities by offering services to the entire com-   the U.S. Virgin Islands.
munity, not only its construction compa-            Visit familyfirstmortgage.com to use
ny’s clients. This move, along with contin-     the client assistance tools and loan calcula-
ual improvement in service offerings,           tors. The website helps borrowers predict
helped the company build valuable rela-         loan payment amount and helps decide
tionships with Realtors and builders. The       how much of a loan they can afford. ■             Gregory L. Hill, CEO/President (right) and Glenn M Hill, COO/Sr. Vice President of Family First Mortgage.

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                         Palm Coast Commercial Growth
            BY MORRIS SULLIVAN                                                                                                                                                        says. "You can get in your car and go shopping with-
           PHOTOS BY SEAN McNEIL                                                                                                                                                      out having to drive to St. Augustine, or say ‘Let’s go
                                                                                                                                                                                      to dinner’ – and have some places to go."

              alm Coast’s residential real estate market                                                                                                                                   Corliss says he believes this is just the beginning
              might look a little like the rest of the state                                                                                                                          of a bigger trend. "I think over the next three years
              – slowing down from the runaway pace                                                                                                                                    we’ll see the opportunity for a high-end mall," he says.
that characterized the last few years.                                                                                                                                                "We certainly have the locations, and I think we have
     But the explosive growth that made the market                                                                                                                                    the clientele."
the fastest-growing city in the fastest-growing coun-                                                                                                                                      The city recently made more room for commer-
ty in the United States has fueled a new boom, one                                                                                                                                    cial growth, Corliss adds. "We just recently annexed
that will bring more shopping, dining and other con-                                                                                                                                  property west of U.S. 1, all vacant land," he says.
sumer opportunities to the burgeoning population.                                                                                                                                     Annexations included a vacant 820-acre parcel and
     During the last quarter of 2006 through mid-                                                                                                                                     another 620-acre parcel, also vacant land.
March 2007, the city of Palm Coast issued 29 com-                                                                                                                                          The city also annexed two contiguous parcels
mercial building permits, up slightly over the same                                                                                                                                   with existing businesses. Alarm Pro and Pet Paradise
period the previous year, according to data provided            City Walk                                 Palm Coast Town Center Entrance                                             properties total a little more than two acres.
by the city.                                                                                                                                                                               "We’re pleased to have the two businesses in the
     However, that was a drop from the previous two            Coast Parkway and west of I-95, is expected to              Palm Coast Landing at Town Center, which includes          city," Corliss says. "As well as the vacant land, we’re
quarters (April through September 2006) when the               include a Lowes Home Improvement and a Belks.               the 166,630-square-foot Weingarten Retail Center.          looking forward to assisting the owners develop it,
city issued 37 commercial building permits.                    CBL & Associates is the developer for the project,               "These will really lend themselves to improving       hopefully for light industrial and commercial uses."
     That doesn’t mean commercial activity is down,            which also will have several out-parcels for retail shops   the quality of life," Corliss says. The vast majority of        This could bring in some high paying jobs,
however. Several large, high profile developments are          and restaurants.                                            people in Palm Coast arrived fairly recently from          Corliss says. "We hope we can get some mid-level
well underway.                                                     Progress is also continuing on the Town Center          other communities where they had access to a wide          technology companies started here, then we can
     "Some major projects that have been in the                project, a 1,500-acre development bordering State           variety of shops and restaurants, he points out.           attract the footloose industries that associate with
pipeline are materializing," says Ira Corliss, Palm            Road 100 between Belle Terre Parkway and Interstate              "Now they’re seeing the construction and growth,      them."
Coast Special Projects Manager. These new projects             95 where a new Publix supermarket opened in                 and it’s a little different perspective," he says. "But         "We’d like to bring in a new level of profession-
are heavily consumer-oriented, with big box retailers,         December.                                                   they’re seeing the positive aspects of the growth, the     al employment, see them settle here and raise kids,"
bookstores, markets, and similar businesses "that will             The project is expected to see more progress in         city’s incorporation and the hard work done by the         he says.
fill up a power center," he says.                              2007 with development of the aforementioned                 Mayor and Council over the years."                              Then as high-tech industry expands in Palm
     Cobblestone Village at Palm Coast, a 302,000              power center, where a Super Target is scheduled to               "Now you can not only play golf or sit in your        Coast, he adds, "The kids have a reason to come back
square foot regional retail complex south of Palm              open next year. The big-box retailer will be part of        backyard or spend time out on the water," Corliss          after college or technical/vocational training." ■

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                                                                                                   PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 14
      Taking the Cake

            BY CHERYL VASSILIADIS                                             And there are a lot of people here who only want part
            PHOTO BY SEAN McNEIL                                              time work."
                                                                                  The introduction of an art process enables the

“         hink of our business as the FTD of bakers,"                         company to digitally print images in frosting on cakes
          says Fran Greene, founder and CEO of                                and cupcakes to add personalization.
          Cakes Across America.                                                   The technology allows companies to upload pic-
    The company contracts with local bakers across                            tures or logos to be "the icing on the cake" and to
the United States and Canada to                                                                     make quite a statement to those
arrange the hand-delivery of                                                                        on the receiving end. More
cakes to homes and businesses.
    The company started out
                                                                                                    than 80 percent of the compa-
                                                                                                    ny’s business is from corporate
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very small, according to Greene.                                                                    accounts – the birthday market
"But multiply that tenfold and                                                                      makes up the remaining 20 per-
that’s what we are today,"                                                                               cent.
she says.                                                                                                     Some of the Fortune
    The company, now                                                                                     500’s largest businesses
located at the Flagler                                                                                   have introduced products
County Airport, originally                                                                               or celebrated company
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    Greene is enthusiastic                                                                               channel offerings. In a
about the Flagler County                                                                                 whirlwind promotion for
workforce. "We have won-                                                                                 the Charles Schwab finan-
derful workers here, and a Fran Greene                                                                   cial services firm, the com-
pool of people who are a                                                                                 pany arranged delivery of
good match for our positions," she says. "In many                             420 cakes at the same exact time. That’s a sweet
cases, we find older people with a lot of experience.                         accomplishment. ■
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                                               Linda Sicotakis
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                                                                                                                                     Crossing the Starting Line
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                                         is not much that can stop her. Linda is a well-known
                                         mortgage lender and has 20 years of experience. She is a
                                                                                                                                      The Race to Open Your Business
                                         native of Long Island, NY and the former Vice President
                                         of Bank of N.Y., for 16 years. Linda specializes in bridge
                                         financing and construction loans. Bridge financing means
                                         she makes it possible for her clients to finance a home
                                                                                                                                  On your mark, get set, go. Wait, don’t’ begin the race yet
                                         during the transition of selling a home up North. Since
   moving to Palm Coast eight years ago, she has become familiar with the community and its                                                BY PAULINE DAVIS                                  Revenue Service (IRS). This is mandatory for corpo-
   needs. She offers homesite financing, primary and second home investment properties, no                                        ASSISTANT DIRECTOR SMALL BUSINESS                          rations and LLCs although sole proprietorships can
   income check loans, first-time home buyers programs and construction and permanent loans.                                             DEVELOPMENT CENTER                                  elect to use their Social Security number. Visit
   “Our free home financing workshops have become very popular and well-attended,” Linda
   says. “We teach people how to determine the best mortgage option for them with the latest                                                                                                 www.irs.gov to obtain and fill out the SS4 form.

   programs available,” she adds. There are Federal Housing Administration (FHA), State Housing                                             tarting a business is exciting and most entre-        • Obtain applicable state licenses: Florida business
   Initiative Flagler County Partnerships, and BB&T’s 100% financing programs available. Call                                               preneurs want to get moving right away.          licenses are controlled by the Department of Business
   Linda today at 386-569-6777 to find out more. She is located at BB&T’s office at 1300 Palm                                               They can envision the potential rewards at
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                                                homeowners to transform some of the equity in their homes into tax-
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   stream is “reversed.” Instead of making monthly payments to a lender, as with a regular mortgage, a lender                         Once you have the support of your family and           ment of Revenue. When applying you will need to
   makes payment to you in one lump sum, a line of credit, monthly checks or a combination of these choices. The                 know your personal finances can take the risk, you          determine if your business will be required to collect
   funds from a reverse mortgage can be used for daily living expenses, home repairs or modifications, health care               will need a business plan. Your business plan will be       and pay sales tax.
   expenses, existing debts, and more. The funds from a reverse mortgage are not considered additional income. It                the road map or path the business will follow. Writ-             • Obtain a Florida unemployment number: In
   does not affect regular Social Security or Medicare Benefits either. Call Karen today to find out more about how              ing it will force you to consider some important ques-      some cases, a business will need to pay unemployment
   she can help you enjoy your retirement even more! She can be reached at (386) 586-2206.                                       tions: What is the product? What will be my business        taxes if the business has or plans to hire employees.
                                                                                                                                 operations? How will I market my product? Who is            This number also can be obtained from the Florida
                                                                                                                                 my competition? How will I manage the business?             Department of Revenue.
                                                                                                                                 What is my financial plan? Although not a guaran-                With these key steps most small businesses will be
                                                                                                                                 tee for success, proper business planning is important.     off and running. Does completing these steps guar-
                                               Gail Wolcott                                                                           Finding support and planning your business is the      antee success? Well, no, not exactly. You may have
                                               Wolcott, Inc. Realtor                                                             toughest part of getting started. Once these issues are
                                                                                                                                 addressed you can tackle the legal requirements and
                                                                                                                                                                                             more questions because, let’s face it, the reality of start-
                                                                                                                                                                                             ing your own business still seems terrifying.
                                                                                                                                 mechanics of starting the business. Don’t worry,                 Helping businesses to start, grow and succeed –
                               Gail Wolcott, Broker/Owner, has been in Florida for 33                                            depending on the nature of the business, this process       local/regional Small Business Development Centers
                               years. Her first office was located on the corner of                                              can be quite simple. Here are the necessary require-        offer no-cost, one-on-one business counseling, pro-
                               A1A & 100 in Flagler Beach, where she and her                                                     ments for opening the doors to your business:               fessional training, seminars and business resources
                               husband Bill owned the former Flagler Beach Motel.                                                     • Determine the type of entity: Are you going to       enabling you to maximize your business’ potential. ■
                               At the time Gail & Bill ran their real estate business                                            be a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or
                               out of the motel.                                                                                 Limited Liability Company (LLC)? If you are unsure,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  To make an appointment with a Certified
 After a few years they (with partners) sold the motel and built the present Wolcott                                             consult with an accountant and attorney. You should
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Business Analyst, contact the Small Busi-
                                                                                                                                 also employ an accountant and attorney to assist you
Realty located at 919 N. A1A in Flagler Beach. Gail was formerly in real estate in                                                                                                                ness Development Center in building 110,
                                                                                                                                 with forming the entity and clarifying the tax advan-
East Hartford, Connecticut, before coming south to Flagler County. They were the                                                 tages and disadvantages of this decision. Legal enti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                room 222 at Daytona Beach Community Col-
3rd office to open in the area and remember the days when Flagler was a Sleepy                                                   ties can be formed at www.sunbiz.org.
                                                                                                                                                                                                lege, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.,
Village - they also had an office on Florida Park Dr. in Palm Coast. 386-439-2828                                                                                                                Daytona Beach. Phone: (386) 506-4723, Fax:
                                                                                                                                      • Apply for an Employee Identification Number
Fax 386-439-7020 919 N. A1A • P.O. Box 1407, Flagler Beach, FL 32136                                                                                                                               (386) 506-4602. E-mail: sbdc@dbcc.edu
                                                                                                                                 (EIN): An EIN can be obtained from the Internal

                                                                                                                                                                 On your mark, get set, go.
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 Floridian Bank commercial staff

        loridian Bank is a local bank with offices in      those short on time. There is no need to stand in long
        Flagler and Volusia counties. It’s                 lines to do your banking at a branch. Floridian
        management is local, it’s decisions are made       Bank believes in one to one banking to ensure that
locally and the staff is part of the local                 you get what you need when you need it. As well as
community.                                                 expert personal service, Floridian offers time saving
   The friendly staff at Floridian Bank works hard         programs which include cash management and
                                                                             courier services for businesses,

 “Floridian Bank is committed to serving the                                 online banking and bill pay, drive
                                                                             up ATM’s and a host of conven-
                                                                             tional banking services to make
                                                                             your life easier.
needs of business and residential customers in                                   “Floridian Bank is committed
                                                                             to serving the needs of business and
                                                                             residential customers in Flagler and
                                                                                                                    Back Row: Kimberly Williamson - Teller, Hope Eatman-Teller
                                                                             Volusia Counties. Our goal at          Front Row: Loretta Edinger - Manager, Mary Cameron - CSR
Flagler and Volusia Counties. Our goal at                                    Floridian is to expand our presence
                                                                             in Flagler County through the
                                                                             addition of other banking offices in                      Call us for
Floridian is to expand our presence in Flagler                               the near future,” says Tom Dargan,
                                                                             Floridian Bank CEO.                                  Introductory Specials
                                                                                 The residential mortgage staff
                                                                             has the programs and expertise to
County through the addition of other banking                                 take care of virtually any type of               Opening March 2007
                                                                             mortgage you need.

offices in the near future.”            – Tom Dargan, Floridian Bank CEO
                                                                                 Melody Stokes and Brenda Ball
                                                                             work closely with Loretta Edinger
                                                                                                                              7 Boulder Rock Drive
                                                                             and her office staff to provide
to make sure the customer experience is always easy customers with one to one mortgage banking.                                    Palm Coast
and enjoyable. The Floridian Bank staff assists                 “We all remember what banking use to be like,”
customers with all of their financial needs by says Dargan. “The experienced and professional staff
understanding their business.                              at Floridian Bank will assist customers and all bank-
                                                                                                                                 (386) 986-4024
    Convenience in banking is the wave of the future ing needs by treating them ‘the way banking was
and Floridian Bank offers a number of features for meant to be.” ■
           Floridian Bank • 7 Boulder Rock Drive, Suite 4 • Palm Coast, FL 32137 • (386) 986 - 4091
                                                                                             PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 17
      City of Palm Coast Contact Information
                MAYOR/CITY COUNCIL/                                            FIRE & RESCUE                                               CITY HALL                                   ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
                   ADMINISTRATION                               4751 Belle Terre Pkwy., Palm Coast, FL. 32137                2 Commerce Blvd., Palm Coast, FL 32164                           Tel: 386-986-3717
                    Tel: 386-986-3702                                         Tel: 386-986-2300                                       Tel: 386-986-3700                                      Fax: 386-986-3703
                   Fax: 386-986-3703                                         Fax: 386-446-6752                                                                                          icorliss@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
City Council Meetings are held on the first Tuesday evening             mbeadle@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                       BUILDING SERVICES/CODE ADMINISTRATION
of every month, 6:30pm, and the third Tuesday morning of                                                                           Building Tel: 386-986-3780                        GENERAL SERVICES (FINANCE)
the month, 9:00am at the Palm Coast Community Center,                            PUBLIC WORKS                                          Fax: 386-986-3781                                    Tel: 386-986-3723
                305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE.                            1 Wellfield Grade, Palm Coast, FL. 32137                Code Tel: 386-986-3764/Fax: 386-986-3781                        Fax: 386-986-3724
                                                                                Tel: 386-986-2332                                 nabreu@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                            rbritt@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
                 Mayor – James Canfield                                        Fax: 386-986-6758
               jcanfield@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                               bgilley@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                                    CITY CLERK                        INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATION
                                                                                                                                       Tel: 386-986-3713                           Tel: 386-986-3735/386-986-4792
            Vice Mayor, District 2 – Jon Netts                             RECREATION & PARKS                                         Fax: 386-986-3714                               cviolette@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
                jnetts@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                     305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, FL. 32137                       choeni@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
                                                                             Tel: 386-986-2323                                                                                        STORMWATER/ENGINEERING
       Council Member, District 1 – William Venne                             Fax: 386-446-7611                                       CAPITAL PROJECTS                                     Tel: 386-986-4760
               wvenne@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                               jjackson@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                                    Tel: 386-986-3756                                  Fax: 386-986-4762
                                                                                                                                        Fax: 386-986-3779                               jmoden@ci.palm-coast.fl.u
      Council Member, District 3 – Mary DiStefano                            UTILITY DEPARTMENT                                     rrice@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
            mdistefano@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                           2 Utility Drive, Palm Coast, FL. 32137
                                                                      Customer Service: 386-986-2360                               COMMUNITY RELATIONS                    All City of Palm Coast information is available online at
       Council Member, District 4 – Alan Peterson                    Customer Service Fax: 386-986-2390                                Tel: 386-986-3708                         the City’s website: www.ci.palm-coast.fl.us
             apeterson@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                              Main Office Tel: 386-986-2350                                 Fax: 386-986-3703
                                                                        Main Office Fax: 386-986-2391                             mlidskin@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
               City Manager – Jim Landon                                  radams@ci.palm-coast.fl.us
               jlandon@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                                                                                       COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
                                                                       PALM COAST PRECINCT –                                   Planning/Zoning Tel: 386-986-3736
           Assistant City Manager – Oel Wingo                      FLAGLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE                                     Fax: 386-986-3737
               owingo@ci.palm-coast.fl.us                                  Tel: 386-445-5525                                     nabreu@ci.palm-coast.fl.us (??)


                 Prudential CRES                                                                                      4863 PALM COAST PKWY NW SUITE 5 ~ PALM COAST, FL 32137 ~ (386) 446-9226

                 Commercial Real Estate                                                                                           City Walk
                                                                                                                                  Located in the heart of Palm Coast next to Wal-Mart and the future Cobblestone
                                                                                                                                  Village, City Walk commercial condominium units available for lease or purchase.
                                                                                                                                  A development of 160,000 sf in four buildings, the courtyard will provide exposure
                       Property Management                                                                                        for all units, units delivered vanilla shell, handicap bathroom and exposure to
                                                                                                                                  Cypress Point Parkway & Cypress Edge (Buildings A,B,&C). Restaurant space
                                                                                                                                  available. Occupancy spring, 2007.
           Premiere Commercial Property                                                                                    Palm Coast Plaza
                                                                                                          Located directly in front of the Home Depot,
                      Business Opportunities                                                              the Palm Coast Plaza will have Houligan’s
                                                                                                          Irish Pub & Bruster’s Ice Cream.Convenient
                                                                                                                     to all shopping and restaurants.
             Trustworthy Customer Service
                                                                                                                                                                         Roma Court
   Detailed Consumer Spending Report                                                                                                                                      Located in the heart of Palm Coast’s commercial
                                                                                                                                                                          corridor, the Roma Court development will be
                                                                                                                                                                          the central retail complex of Palm Coast. Two-
                                                                                                                                                                          story 55,000 sf retail/office development at
                                                                                                          Corporate Drive and Palm Coast Parkway. Units from 1,050sf to 3,200 sf, adjoining units could be expanded
Prudential CRES Commercial Real Estate is a registered service mark of the Prudential Insurance           to accommodate larger users. Lease rates from $25/sf ground floor and $23/sf second floor. Exposure
 Company of America. An independently owned and operated member of the Prudential Real                    to Palm Coast Parkway eastbound, this development will feature restaurant space, three stories of parking,
   Estate Affiliates, Inc. All information is believed accurate but not warranted. Price subject to       courtyard seating area. Excellent location in the center of the Palm Coast Parkway.
                                         change without notice.

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                                                                                           PALM COAST BUSINESS JOURNAL 19
        Palm Coast • Where Business Moves
    New Business Licenses from First Quarter 2007
Flowers By Lora                     Aztec Mechanical Services                                  All-Search Home Inspection                Solid Surface Innovations
(386) 586-2229                      (904) 564-1001                                             (516) 477-1340                            (386) 586-8546

Sweet Story                         Coastal Pool Service                                       River Bridge Brokerage                    Creations In Cabinetry
(386) 586-7459                      (386) 673-8838                                             (386) 446-8114                            (386) 237-3082

Connexion Technologies              Peach State Roofing                                        Wilder Communications                     CLPA
(919) 535-7305                      (386) 753-1388                                             (386) 586-0012                            (904) 838-7460

HH Diapercakes                      Duggan Construction & Development                          JLZ Aerial Photography                    Parish Interiors
(386) 447-3615                      (863)698-6512                                              (386) 864-7341                            (386) 338-1800

VNA International Florida           Hopton Roofing                                             Celebrity Resorts Of Florida Management   Stephen Anasagasti Enterprise
(386) 446-2186                      (386) 228-3595                                             (386) 445-0637                            (386) 864-8507

Healthy Saunas                      Wilford Roofing Company                                    Atlas Janitorial Service                  G.N Wood Working
(386) 864-8604                      (904) 786-6279                                             (800) 327-8685                            (386) 503-9517

Bobbie. G Chaudoin III              Affordable Florida Homes                                   Christines Cleaning Plus                  LE Construction
(386) 503-3388                      (386) 423-6670                                             (386) 338-1940                            (386) 586-8810

Just Design Blinds                  Island Dream Homes                                         All Around Cleaning                       VGM Professional Flooring
(386) 585-0094                      (386) 428-0652                                             (386) 852-7838                            (631) 252-9181

Varsima Granite & Marble            Associated Companies                                       Cinderella’s Cleaning Service             Atlantic Brick Pavers
(561) 827-7462                      (863) 294-9292                                             (386) 445-3290                            (386) 547-6556

L&D Ceilings                        A & M Electric                                             Nice & Clean                              Good Times Pools Services
(386) 304-4888                      (386) 734-2864                                             (386) 569-3575                            (386) 299-5892

N & N Drywall                       Neon Creations                                             Miriam Insua                              Wallace Concrete
(770) 630-3314                      (407) 396-6366                                             (386) 338-2168                            (386) 274-5072

Leslie Drywall                      Marcum Construction                                        B & W Mowing The Lawn Service             Hilton-Hyatt Construction Services
(386) 586-6803                      (352)867-7332                                              (386) 446-9061                            (386) 446-0478

Wells Marble & Tile                 WB Construction                                            A & R Tropics                             Gold Class Auto Detailing
(386) 937-6578                      (407) 612-6192                                             (386) 445-8213                            (386) 627-1134

JCS Tile & Marble Corporation       The Smartlite Company                                      Computer Urgent Care                      Just da Details
(386) 316-0918                      (321) 956-2552                                             (386) 586-0552                            (386) 503-9698

M & M Floor Covering                Z&R Southern Comfort                                       Freeman Sound                             Yacht Masters Detailing
(386) 882-1994                      (386) 206-8496                                             (386) 246-3985                            (386) 846-8433

VGM Professional Flooring           Kustom Engines                                             Daskongas                                 Fisch
(631) 918-3037                      (386) 446-9379                                             (386) 445-1472                            (386) 437-8170

Sunshine Curbing & Landscaping      Industrial Steel                                           Bicycle Doctor                            Eldon Colby Fencing
(386) 246-7168                      (321) 267-2341                                             (386) 313-3657                            (386) 569-0157

HMD Enterprises                     Urban Couture                                              Cencom Communication                      Colossal Custom Homes
(407) 383-6163                      (917) 771-1571                                             (386) 237-3962                            (386) 931-6862

E.C. Remodeling & Construction      Edward N Gibbons Vending                                   Helping Hands Of Flagler County           N.G. Wall Systems
(786) 229-1095                      (386) 734-6408                                             (386) 931-8001                            (407) 299-0475

Tri County Reinforcing              Cosmic Candy                                               Delma V. Alma Jose                        CAS Carpentry
(386) 761-8969                      (561) 352-0807                                             (386) 446-6422                            (386) 527-1861

USA Homes                           Coastal Pool Serive                                        Flannery Financial Management             Canvas Man Interiors Including Boats
(904) 215-7474                      (386) 673-8838                                             (386) 447-4733                            (386) 682-4000

Keith B. Sheets                     MAS Financial Network                                      A1A Mortgage Center                       Luddeni Construction
(904) 545-4638                      (386) 445-0962                                             (386) 517-1477                            (386) 931-5285

Styles Construction                 TRB Properties                                             Community Mortgage Solutions              Millenium Home Repair & Improvement
(904) 241-4477                      (386) 445-7369                                             (386) 445-1765                            (386) 871-6114

Aluminum Plus                       American Property Realty                                   Ginn Financial Services                   Integrity Home Services
(386) 734-2864                      (386) 439-1242                                             (386) 246-5870                            (386) 586-3289

Duggan Construction & Development   Florida Coastal Title                                      Ark-La-Tex Financial Services             Community Builders
(863) 698-6512                      (386) 445-9532                                             (386) 445-8066                            (386) 503-4746

Crosby Building Systems             Ames Bookkeeping Services                                  Tidy Coast Containers                     Yenika Clark Marble, Tile & Granite
(704) 399-1556                      (386) 569-3512                                             (772) 545-4000                            (386) 338-2753

Americas Home Place                 A & G Bookkeeping Services                                 STC Garage Doors                          CJ Enterprise Of Palm Coast
(352) 873-2411                      (386) 569-6668                                             (386) 437-8162                            (386) 931-3555

Sonny’s Services                    Pelicans III, DBA Jackson Hewitt Tax Service               Quality Seal Coating                      Mario Dourado Home & Commercial Improvements
(904) 739-0806                      (386) 258-3278                                             (386 ) 437-2207                           (508) 965-5540

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Oswald Maiato’s Home Remodeling & Repair               Oliveira’s Lawn Care Service                                    JEB Construction Group                            Wayne Helms & Zach Bush Hog Service
(386) 589-6121                                         (386) 206-3183                                                  (786) 299-9493                                    (386) 931-4162

Odd Job / Handyman                                     Braian Adler Lawn Service                                       Purified Pools                                    Northeast Bobcat Service
(386 )986-9116                                         (386) 569-6381                                                  (386) 986-9535                                    (386) 931-5564

G & G Quality Home Service                             Cutting Edge Landscaping Of PC                                  Dave Suleski Pool Service                         Coverall Interiors
(386) 986-1238                                         (386) 931-5266                                                  (386) 986-8423                                    (407) 834-8200

Cotto’s Custom Tile & Finishing                        Paradise Lawn and Hedge Service                                 J & P Enterprise                                  Advanced Air Technology
(386) 206-4047                                         (386) 864-2245                                                  (386) 586-9360                                    (386) 793-0714

Dolphin Irrigation Plus                                RXA                                                             Visionscapes Powerwashing                         Boundless Outfitters
(386) 445-0284                                         (386) 437-6957                                                  (386) 206-3506                                    (386)589-3789

Interior Solutions of Central Florida                  F&S Hardscaping & Lawn Care                                     Brian Konopka Pressure Washing                    Express Pay
(386) 986-9390                                         (386) 237-1847                                                  (386) 793-6320                                    (386) 437-9208

Janet European Desigin                                 Leo Limo Service                                                Precision-Works                                   Zamberg
(386) 313-2588                                         (917)4 00-2237                                                  (386) 447-0887                                    (877) 926-2374

John The Cleanup Man                                   R.P. Painting                                                   Atlantic Vibe                                     Gotoby.Com
(386) 523-3223                                         (386) 446-4190                                                  (386) 445-9950                                    (386) 931-7124

P & D Excavating & Bobcat Service                      Carlos Coes Painting & Concrete                                 Core Services                                     Glory Enterprise
(386) 931-2033                                         (386) 986-0685                                                  (606) 545-5314                                    (386)586-3528

Andonie Group & Associates                             Kenneth W. Hansen, Painting                                     Tree Squad                                        Divine Paradise
(386) 302-6726                                         (904) 940-7806                                                  (904) 806-6252                                    (386)447-7174

Snead Lawn Care                                        Prime Coat Painting Of Palm Coast                               Maksim Trucking Corporation                       Angela La Pete
(386) 986-7741                                         (386) 569-8466                                                  (386) 206-4438                                    (386)447-5878

Lawn In Order                                          Boston Painting Service                                         RBS Car Hauling                                   AAA Construction Group
(386) 433-6120                                         (904) 501-2516                                                  (407) 739-9155                                    (904) 377-3229

A & M Fences                                           Kenny Bisiada - Professional Painting & Cleaning                Palm Coast Produce                                James Anthony General Contractor
(386) 679-6161                                         (386) 569-8208                                                  (386) 237-2263                                    (386) 437-4995

CLM Services                                           Royal Brush Painting                                            Majic’s Ground Effects                            Whitley Builders
(386) 931-8700                                         (386) 338-5400                                                  (386) 503-0010                                    (386) 986-7224

C2 Irrigation Repair & Landscape Renovation            Pooka Drywall of NE Florida                                     American Well & Irrigation                        CCA Construction
(386) 864-7208                                         (904) 226-1921                                                  (904 ) 249-5400                                   (386) 295-0048

Alternative Landscaping Design                         Apace Drywall Of NE Florida                                     Fortress Irrigation                               Sepco Air
(386) 206-6138                                         (904) 291-5338                                                  (386) 547-0994                                    (386) 575-2600
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Terry’s Plumbing                                  Pamela Heil Designs                                             Buy Now Homes                                  Pretty Paws by Pawrrific
(386) 439-3191                                    (386) 864-1840                                                  (386) 677-4787                                 (386) 445-2556

Scott Plumbing                                    Final Touches                                                   Virtual Homes Realty                           Beam Direct
(904) 226-6309                                    (386) 246-3880                                                  (386) 445-9911                                 (386) 517-6828

Styles Smith Plumbing                             Flagler Acupuncture and Pain Clinic                             1st Global Realty                              Aimee’s Hallmark
(904) 241-4131                                    (386) 439-0239                                                  (386) 916-1209                                 (386) 445-0985

Waterside Pools                                   Milestone Appraisal Group                                       Spanglish Real Estate                          Kitchen G&T Groups
(386) 447-3390                                    (386) 986-2229                                                  (386) 313-3454                                 (386) 447-4525

Ohanu Waters                                      Modern Salon                                                    Palm Harbor Realty Corp of Palm Coast          Star Liquor
(386) 246-9986                                    (386) 446-1054                                                  (386) 931-5955                                 (386) 586-5930

Crosby Building Systems                           Walker Enterprises of Palm Coast                                Festivals Party Center                         Afro-American Caribbean Heritage Org.
(704) 399-1556                                    (386) 742-1334                                                  (386) 503-5274                                 (386) 446-6935

Ford Metal Roofing                                Sanibel High Fidelity                                           Pro Fit Shoes
(904) 471-2819                                    (800) 752-4018                                                  (386) 212-5323

R & A Custom Roofing                              Coho Designs
(386) 255-6113                                    (386) 931-4060

Kentronic Security                                Netpique                                                                                                                                                       0000599372

(904) 777-5400                                    (386) 246-3149

JBI Power & Communications
(954) 418-0019
                                                  P.C. Party Girl Events
                                                  (386) 586-2954
                                                                                                                            St. Johns Marketplace, Inc.
Razor Electric Enterprises                        Ginn Lifestyles Group                                              Flea Market                                                                         RV Park
(386) 437-1936                                    (386) 246-6619
                                                                                                                     904/824-4210                                                               904/824-9840
R&R Electric Of North Florida                     Institute For Life Coach Training                                  Sat & Sun 8 to 4                                                             Open daily:
(904) 764-5555                                    (386) 597-4592
                                                                                                                     2495 SR 207 & I-95                                                8-10:30am • 1:30-6pm
Marvier Subs
(407) 402-9383
                                                  Kelly Caskin, Stroller Fit
                                                                                                                                                                                                 2493 SR 207
                                                                                                                     Old, New, Antique & Unique…                                             Vehicle sale Lots - 5 days
Starbucks Coffee                                  Cardiovascular Consultants of St. Augustine                        We Have It All!                                                          Outside Storage $30/mo.
(386) 445-1452                                    (904) 823-8809                                                                                                                      Event Arena With Stage Available

Nature’s Table Cafe (Fitness One Foods Inc.)      Valerie A. Lasko, M.D.                                                                             St. Augustine, FL 32086
(386) 439-7707                                    (386) 586-1870
                                                                                                                                                      Where the Fun Begins!
Amenity Food & Beverage                           Michael Davis, D.O. - Pediatrics
(386) 447-0192                                    (386) 986-4919
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                   Late 18th century, john hewitt
              builds a water-powered sawmill                                           2005 flagler county named
                           in north flagler county.                                                        the country’s
                                                                                                  fastest-growing county.

                                                                                                    2006 the same natural features that
                                                                                                    surrounded John Hewitt’s sawmill set the
                                                                                                    stage for Palm Coast’s Premier Master
                                                                                                    Planned Community.

                                                                               2007 sawmill creek opens, bringing
                                                                                    unprecedented homeowning opportunities
                                                                                             to florida’s quiet coast.

Announcing a community whose time has finally come: Sawmill Creek, a community planned
by nature, promises its residents a traditional neighborhood structure, complete with a school,
park and community marketplace. What’s more, Sawmill Creek will offer special features
like miles of biking and walking paths, a golf clubhouse, a community center and a Jim Furyk
signature golf course. Join our interest list at sawmillcreekfla.com , or call 1.800.441.3044.

                                                                                                                 Palm Coast, Florida

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