8-K 1 htm_40358.htm LIVE FILING The St. Joe Company (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 10, 2011

The St. Joe Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Florida 1-10466 59-0432511
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
133 South WaterSound Parkway, WaterSound, Florida   32413
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   850-588-2250

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

[  ]  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") has notified The St. Joe Company ("St. Joe") that it is conducting an informal inquiry into St. Joe’s policies and practices concerning impairment of investment in real estate assets. St. Joe intends to cooperate fully with the SEC in connection with the informal inquiry. The notification from the SEC does not indicate any allegations of wrongdoing, and an inquiry is not an indication of any violations of federal securities laws.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    The St. Joe Company
January 10, 2011   By:   /s/ Reece B. Alford
        Name: Reece B. Alford
        Title: Senior Vice President, Corporate Counsel and Secretary