People’s Choice Awards oct 2019 Peoples choice top 25 beaches

3 Panhandle Beaches Land in TripAdivisor’s Top 25

Online review sites are transforming the way consumers make buying decisions, with more than 93 percent of respondents reporting that online reviews shape their purchases. In fact, a survey on Inc.com reports that most consumers place as much trust in online reviews as they do in feedback from friends.

 

These impacts apply to travel as well, with a recent TripAdvisor survey reporting that most  visitors felt more confident booking travel after reading online reviews. The survey reported that 72 percent of respondents read reviews before deciding where to eat, stay or visit. This is potentially a huge number given that the travel giant registers 490 million unique visitors. Stated simply,…

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Emerald Coast Thankful: From Our Table to Yours oct 2019

As we look ahead to November and reflect on the coming holiday, our team here at The Premier Property Group (PPG) recognizes that we have many reasons to be thankful. Not only are we celebrating 15 years as one of the top locally-owned, independent real estate firms in Northwest Florida, but we get to represent some of the most amazing clients and communities in the state and beyond.

 

Like most areas of the country, families along the Emerald Coast will gather for Thanksgiving, putting aside differences and reflecting on all that is good and brings us together as human beings. And notably, they will enjoy the holiday within some of the panhandle’s most sought-after neighborhoods–throughout South Walton, Scenic Highway 30A, Destin and Panama…

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four fantastic tips for family holiday time Want the Best Holiday Experience?

Choose gratitude and simplicity…

Holidays are always a special time, and we eagerly anticipate the approaching season here at The Premier Property Group. The coming weeks are sure to usher in plenty of festivities, memorable moments with family and friends and allow us to take a detour from normal routines. In some ways, time slows down a bit as kids are home from school, adults take time off from work and extended family we haven’t seen since this time last year make appearances.

 

The holidays can also be a time of extreme busyness and stress. We’re surrounded by images of perfect holiday meals and beautiful family memories, and our expectations are high. Even under the best circumstances, holiday experiences can often times result in…

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A behind-the-scenes look at how The Premier Property Group distinguishes itself in the market.

Consumers have more information at their fingertips than ever before. In an age where the noise flooding any marketplace can be deafening, how does a company effectively break through and make a connection with its audience?

The answer starts with the right foundation: a company’s brand. Recently, Paul Landers, creative director with The Premier Property Group (PPG), shared his insights on the importance of branding and how the executive team at PPG is strategically positioning itself for sustainable success as a luxury real estate company within the Emerald Coast’s crowded marketplace.

 

“Branding goes far beyond a company’s consistent use of…

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Successful grand opening generates excitement and interest

There is a lot of good news to share about Miller’s Landing on Lake Powell—The Premier Property Group’s (PPG’s) much-anticipated development on the up-and-coming western end of Panama City Beach. Celebrated for both an exquisite, secluded natural backdrop and its proximity to modern conveniences, Miller’s Landing recently completed Phase 2 of construction and released seven new residences into the market.

 

More than 60 people attended a grand opening of the new building in September, which featured food and refreshments from Back Beach Barbecue, U.S. Bank Mortgage and Provident Title, along with pontoon boat rides from MarineMax. A few lucky winners also took home prime gifts from…

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Destin’s exclusive Crystal Beach community will soon welcome the addition of a new standard in luxury condominium development. Following a successful pre-sales launch, the Premier Property Group (PPG) is gearing up to break ground on Phase 1 of Parkside at the Henderson, a distinctive retreat that will provide an elegant addition to the Henderson Beach Resort portfolio of accommodations.

 

As of early September, approximately two-thirds of the 32 residences that will encompass the first phase were already reserved. Bryan Whitehead, lead agent for the development, noted that the first units will likely go to contract at the end of September in anticipation of an October groundbreaking.

“The response to this offering has been tremendous,”…

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Distillery movement reaches the Emerald Coast

The craft movement has been making its way across the Florida panhandle for some time now, mostly in the form of refreshing, one-of-a-kind beer brands. Offering a wide variety of tastes and flavors, locally-owned craft breweries thrive because most often, their beer simply tastes better than mass-produced alternatives.

 

In tandem with this movement, craft distilleries are an emerging trend along the Emerald Coast, popping up in cities like Gulf Breeze, Santa Rosa Beach, Milton and Crestview. The five craft distilleries that call northwest Florida home strive to create unique spirits, educate consumers and promote the craft distillery concept across the area. 

The distillery process demands…

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Fall Inshore Preview with Slow and Low Coastal Outfitters

Captain Patrick Tarpey, owner of Slow and Low Coastal Outfitters, may be enjoying a small break as summer begins to give way to a quieter, cooler season along the Emerald Coast. But it won’t last long.

Very soon, bookings for inshore fishing charters will begin pouring in as eager anglers gear up to target giant bull redfish or monster jack crevalle—two of the company’s primary fall season targets.

 

A native Texan self-described as having “an absolute obsession with the water,” Tarpey draws from a wide breadth of experience fishing diverse ecosystems and learning new techniques across the globe. Today, his business is grounded in fly and light tackle sight fishing from St. Joe…

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An Uncommon Offer. An Exceptional Opportunity.

The first Gulf-front condominium project introduced on Scenic Highway 30A in more than a decade –Thirty-One on 30A – is entering its final sales cycle with an offer that is sure to turn heads. Developer incentives ranging from just over $100,000 to upwards of $350,000 will accompany the purchase of the last nine residences as The Premier Property Group (PPG) completes yet another celebrated development and successful real-estate venture.

 

“It was our aim from the beginning to bring something fresh and new to the Emerald Coast, and the response we have received since closing the first residences at Thirty-One last fall suggest that we reached our goal,” said Jason White, COO of PPG. “This…

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The Emerald Coast’s year-round temperate climate and long growing season offer an abundance of opportunities to get outdoors and nourish beautiful landscapes. In fact, lavish cottage gardens grace homes in many communities served by The Premier Property Group as residents find that these informal, diverse creations are a perfect fit for eclectic, laid-back coastal lifestyles.

 

Cottage gardens are areas of densely-planted flowering plants arranged in a relaxed, natural way, according to Master Gardener Karen Kirk-Williams. They feature a variety of ornamental and edible plants along with flowering shrubs and trees and are soaked in color and texture.

 “Cottage gardens throw out all the strict rules of landscape design,” Kirk-Williams said.…

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