September 23, 2023


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Freedom Beacon Tech Park brings apartments, restaurants to Fort Walton

FORT WALTON Beach — City officers have accepted the developing permit for 312 luxury residences that will be a big aspect of the Liberty Beacon Tech Park on the city’s north stop.

Led by The Jay Odom Group LLC, of Destin, the over-all $250 million advancement will stand on 52 acres at 1900 Lewis Turner Blvd., just west of the Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension.

A rendering of Freedom Beacon Tech Park

In addition to the residences, the challenge will incorporate restaurants and other organizations, offices, a 126-place Property2 Suites by Hilton hotel and meeting heart, and a 4-acre park. Perform on the resort will commence this year, in accordance to information from The Jay Odom Group.

Site work is underway at Freedom Beacon Tech Park, a 52-acre mixed-use development off Lewis Turner Boulevard near the Okaloosa County Courthouse Annex Extension.

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Odom could not be arrived at for remark about the project. He has earlier explained the complete enhancement will get far more than 10 years to total.

“We have reviewed and accepted the constructing allow submittal for the apartment models, but are waiting on the enhancement submittal for the other long term phases of the project,” Fort Walton Seashore Expansion Management Director Chris Frassetti claimed in an e mail Thursday. “We do not have a current timeline from the developer for construction nor have we been given any phrase on other foreseeable future companies nonetheless.”

Site work has begun at Freedom Beacon Tech Park off Lewis Turner Boulevard. The 52-acre parcel will house apartments, businesses, a hotel and conference center, and a park when the project is completed.

The 52-acre Air Force-owned site was annexed into the city in late 2017 from an unincorporated aspect of the county. Odom has a 50-year lease from the Air Force for the house.

He has mentioned that he needs to develop his venture in Fort Walton Seaside because he would like to be element of the group and have his development acquire metropolis law enforcement and fireplace security, metropolis water and sewer and other providers.