Bringing some-more businesses and trade to downtown Panama City – WJHG
December 27, 2017 - bbq set
BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – Many will tell we ancestral downtown Panama City offers a singular dining and selling knowledge for both locals and tourists alike.
Talks about revitalizing a area have already captivated some new businesses and a wish is for some-more to call a area home.
Juan Taco non-stop a doors in Nov in Panama City Beach. The authentic Mexican food grill offers food done from scratch. Owner, Juan Martinez says his plcae during Laketown Wharf Resort is ideal.
“Once Spring Break and summer comes, [there will be] a lot of trade entrance by here so we wish to advantage from that and afterwards during a off deteriorate we can support to a lot of a internal race that does live here on a beach,” Martinez said.
Martinez wanted to open his store in downtown Panama City, though says things didn’t work out.
“It was unequivocally sparkling to look, we looked during a lot of spaces. we talked to a lot of people, a lot of owners, though it only seemed like there was a low atmosphere,” Martinez explained.
Executive Director of a Downtown Improvement Board Daric Freeman says formulation unchanging events catering to families could move thousands to a area and in spin expostulate business into shops and restaurants.
“We are a cool, friendly small place with cobblestones and a hand-formed section walls and mom and cocktail owned stores that have been here for decades,” Freeman said.
It’s downtown’s singular attract that brought a owners of Smoky Barrel BBQ to set adult shop.
“We’ve never had grill downtown. As distant as we know, nobody’s ever non-stop a grill place downtown. we consider it’s a good marketplace for it down here,” Keith Lewis, co-owner of Smoky Barrel BBQ said.
Lewis and his business partner Aaron Outlaw trust in a area’s intensity for expansion and contend they wanted to get in on a belligerent floor, so to speak.
“Downtown’s starting to grow a small bit more. It’s been some-more open to opposite forms of businesses entrance in,” Outlaw said.
Along with formulation events, a Downtown Improvement Board is operative on bringing some-more residential spaces for people who wish to live downtown. The organisation is also focusing on painting and selling a area.