October 23, 2014 – The Perkins Restaurant to Chick fil A transition seems to be taking forever but another milestone has been met. Palm Coast yesterday issued a demolition permit to WH Bass Inc, of Duluth, Ga., to demolish the 5,259 square foot building on the northwest corner of Palm Coast Pkwy and Boulder Rock Dr. The building was built in 1997 and housed a Perkins Restaurant until May 2013, when it was abruptly closed.
October 22, 2014 – The Florida National Guard has arrived at Flagler County’s Airport. They are leasing the CAPT facility from the Flagler County Airport for $15,185 a year.
October 15, 2014 – Flagler County Planning and Development Board fumbles Hammock Beach Club PUD application.
October 21, 2014 – The City of Palm Coast will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for Phase I construction of Palm Coast City Hall at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the site on Lake Avenue, north of the lake at Central Park in Town Center. The public is encouraged to attend.
October 16, 2014 – GoToby.com today inaugurates “House of the Week.” Each week, GoToby.com will alert readers to a special local property. Each property is chosen because it represents real value and is expected to sell quickly. This week’s pick is a classic “flipper,” neglected during foreclosure. It needed, and got, a complete makeover.
October 16, 2014 – Beutlich Pharmaceuticals, LLC has purchased a 20,000 square foot office and warehouse facility on U.S. 1 in Bunnell and is relocating from the Midwest to Flagler County.“We are real excited about getting down here where we won’t have to deal with the snow,” said Jack Beutlich, one of the company’s owners. Beutlich already owns a home in Palm Coast.
October 16, 2014 – The weekend of October 11 and 12 brought thousands of guests to the 10th Annual Creekside Festival at Princess Place Preserve in Flagler County. Over the course of the festival, the Flagler County Chamber, Flagler Home Builders Association and Flagler County Association of Realtors hosted a Flagler Votes booth to share election information and conduct an informal straw poll for the general election. Guests attending the Flagler Votes Forum Tuesday, October 14 were also given the opportunity to participate in the straw poll.
October 16, 2014 — After four consecutive monthly gains, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points to a level of 54 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today.
October 14, 2014 – The Matanzas Golf Course in Palm Coast, FL has new owners. The Golf Group of Palm Coast LLC, in Palm Coast, sold the closed golf course to The Group Golf of Palm Cost LLC (really, not a typo), of Jacksonville for $266,750. The sale closed October 3rd.
October 10, 2014 – Home prices in some areas of the country have recovered to pre-recession levels. The medial home selling price in metro Palm Coast, which includes all of Flagler County, remains nearly 40 percent below peak prices of eight years ago.
October 10, 2014 – Beyond the day-to-day improvement in metro Palm Coast’s residential real estate market, other news and rumors are popping up with increasing frequency.
October 8, 2014 – Citing an economy that has turned around but not quite yet robust, the Flagler County Commission extended its moratorium on County Impact Fees for another year.
October 6, 2014 – Fewer than 50 Flagler County properties are scheduled to be sold at foreclosure auctions in October, a drop from previous month’s volume. The list includes homes, condominiums and vacant residential, commercial lots and a restaurant. Most of the listed foreclosures were initiated in 2012 or later.
October 3, 2014 – You can’t make this stuff up. Keystone Homes, one of Palm Coast’s most reputable builders, recently completed a million dollar home in Ocean Hammock, one of the area’s most prestigious communities. The 5,306 square foot home offers views of the Atlantic Ocean. It sports five bedrooms, five and one half baths, a theater room, a game room and pool. Unfortunately, it was built on the wrong lot and nobody noticed until months after completion.
October 1, 2014 – Last year, thousands tracked the lives of Romeo and Juliet, NE Florida’s best known American Bald Eagle pair, as they hatched and raised two offspring. Romeo came back to the NEFL nest on August 28. Juliet stayed longer than expected, but came back safe and sound on September 14. This season's reality show has begun!