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Flagler-Volusia home prices up 12%

Also in Business Observer: Dr. Terrence Regan, Leadership Flagler, Solaris Healthcare
by: Brian McMillan Executive Editor

The median sales price for the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach metropolitan statistical area, which includes Flagler County, was $185,000 for March. That’s an increase of 12% over March 2016. 

Statewide, sales of single-family homes totaled 25,921 last month, up 9.3% compared to last year. Sellers of existing single-family homes received 96.1% (median) of their original listing price statewide.

March marked the 64th consecutive month that statewide median prices rose year-over-year.


Urologist with ‘excellent bedside manner’ honored by hospital

Florida Hospital Flagler named urologist Dr. Terrence Regan as the physician of the quarter for 2017’s first quarter.

“Dr. Regan has an excellent bedside manner and does an excellent job explaining diagnoses to patients and their family,” one of his colleagues said in his nomination.

Regan is a former president of the Florida Urological Society. He was Florida Hospital Flagler’s chief of staff from 2010 to 2012.

“Dr. Regan is so deserving of this recognition. He is a team player and always willing to lend a hand to colleagues,” said Dr. Ron Thomas, Florida Hospital Flagler chief medical officer. “In the past 20 years, he has cared for so many in our community. Flagler County is blessed to have him here!”

Photo: From left: 2016 Quarter 4 Physician of the Quarter award winner and gynecologist Dr. Steven Brown, emergency medical physician and current chief of staff Dr. Kristin McCabe, and Dr. Terrence Regan (Photo courtesy of Florida Hospital Flagler)


Leadership Flagler graduation to be held May 10

To celebrate the graduation of Leadership Flagler’s 24th class and Youth Leadership Flagler’s fourth class, the Chamber will host an event 6-8 p.m. May 10 at Palm Coast’s Hilton Garden Inn.

Leadership Flagler is a three-month program that nurtures and engages the leadership skills of potential and current community leaders. It deepens participants’ understanding of Flagler County and encourages graduates to take active roles as stewards and advocates for positive change. Since its start in 1993, Leadership Flagler has graduated more than 250 community leaders. The program’s high school counterpart, Youth Leadership Flagler started in 2013, thanks to past graduates of Leadership Flagler and the support of the Young Professionals Group of Flagler County.

This year’s graduates attend for free. Past graduates and other community members are also invited at a coat of $35. For more information, contact Tiffany Edwards at 206-0955.


Palm Coast woman hired as director of nursing in Daytona Beach

Stacey Arzuaga has been hired as director of nursing at Solaris Healthcare Daytona, a non-profit skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility dedicated to providing quality services. Arzuaga lives in Palm Coast with her husband of 10 years, Joey, as well as two sons, Landon, and Jett, and their Great Dane, Blu.


New Palm Coast commercial businesses

  • C New Frontier Research Inc – 84 Pinnacle Drive  – Medical Office
  • St. Joe Bakery, Catering and Scratch Kitchen LLC – 230 St. Joe Plaza Drive – Bakery
  • Kung Fu Panda Corp. – 235 St Joe Plaza Drive – Massage Establishment
  • Live Free Investigations – 389 Palm Coast Parkway – Private Investigator
  • EZ Kitchen Design Inc. – 4984 Palm Coast Parkway – Retail Sales

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