Watersound Town Center Expands its Horizon with New Dental Office Addition

The St. Joe Company
Watersound Town Center


The vibrant Watersound Town Center, located at the entrance to the Watersound Origins community in Inlet Beach, Florida, is set to welcome a new dimension of healthcare with the announcement of Reese Harrison, DMD, opening a state-of-the-art dental office on the center’s second floor.

Watersound Town Center

Amidst the buzz of upcoming additions like Starbucks, Sweet Henrietta’s Bakery, Summer House Lifestyle, Halo Salon & Blowout Bar, Nigel’s Bananas, and Friends 30A Burger Bar, the inclusion of a cutting-edge dental practice highlights the community’s commitment to comprehensive wellness.

The dental office, scheduled to open in conjunction with the multi-tenant building completion in 2024, will bring modern dentistry to Watersound Town Center. Dr. Reese Harrison, a seasoned dental professional, expressed enthusiasm about contributing to the vibrant healthcare landscape of the community.

Samantha Walton, director of commercial sales and leasing for The St. Joe Company, remarked that Dr. Harrison’s dental practice aligns perfectly with the vision of offering visitors additional quality options to enhance their overall experience.

In 2023, Watersound Town Center saw the successful integration of various establishments, including Village Market, Fleet Feet Running Store, Grand Nail Salon, Marco’s Pizza, Bahama Bucks, Watersound Closings & Escrow, and the Watersound Discovery Center. The continued growth in 2024, with the addition of a dental office, reinforces the center’s role as a holistic destination for shopping, dining, and healthcare.

The new dental practice will join the existing lineup of esteemed establishments at Watersound Town Center, such as Publix Super Market, Publix Liquors, Ascension Sacred Heart, Ambrosia Prime Seafood & Steaks, Capital City Bank, Dermatology Specialists of Florida, and Aqua Medical Spa.

Dan Velazquez, senior vice president of commercial real estate for The St. Joe Company, emphasized that the addition of Starbucks and other new tenants complements those already operating, making Watersound Town Center a popular destination for shopping, dining, medical care, and professional services.

Watersound Town Center currently offers approximately 137,000 square feet of leasable space, along with a covered event pavilion and green space hosting cultural events throughout the year. Excitingly, future plans outline the center’s expansion to include approximately 400,000 square feet of additional space.

The introduction of a dental practice not only enhances the healthcare offerings at Watersound Town Center but also underlines the community’s commitment to providing diverse and essential services to its residents and visitors. For more information about Watersound Town Center, visit www.watersoundtowncenter.com.

Important Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains “forward-looking statements,” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Exchange Act, including statements regarding Watersound Town Center, including future retail, dining, office and medical concepts, future tenant opening and planned business openings. These forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by cautionary statements and risk factors set forth in St. Joe’s filings with the SEC, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2022 and subsequent current report filings as well as (1) the ability of Watersound Town Center and St. Joe to complete to complete the proposed construction projects as currently contemplated and on the expected timeline and (2) the interest of prospective tenants and customers.

About Watersound Town Center

Watersound Town Center, an open-air lifestyle center, is ideally situated just two miles from the white-sand beaches along the Gulf of Mexico and the iconic Scenic Highway 30A corridor. The center, which offers retail, dining, office and medical space, boasts clean, modern architecture, inviting gathering spaces and a walkable design creating the area’s premier destination for shopping, dining and working. A covered, open-air pavilion frequently hosts local events as well as a recurring farmers’ market. With the first retail tenants opening in 2022 and years of growth planned, Watersound Town Center is positioned to be home to a diverse mix of unique shops and restaurants, entertainment concepts and professional services in one of the fastest growing regions in the country. More information is available at www.watersoundtowncenter.com.

About The St. Joe Company

The St. Joe Company is a real estate development, asset management and operating company with real estate assets and operations in Northwest Florida. The Company intends to use existing assets for residential, hospitality and commercial ventures. St. Joe has significant residential and commercial land-use entitlements. The Company actively seeks higher and better uses for its real estate assets through a range of development activities. More information about the Company can be found on its website at www.joe.com. On a regular basis, the Company releases a video showing progress on projects in development or under construction.

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