FloridaWest means business in Greater Pensacola
FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance works to connect the assets, resources and skilled workforce of the Greater Pensacola region with business and industry to build a thriving industrial and professional community for the ongoing economic growth and prosperity of the region.
Our Talented Workforce
As a premier city in the third largest state in the nation, Pensacola offers employers a large, talented, young and available pool of workers at a more affordable rate than other comparative high-tech regions thanks to a competitive state tax structure and low cost of living. Additionally, the state’s workforce is more culturally and linguistically diverse providing additional competitive advantages to employers seeking to serve a global marketplace. Read More
Our Business Climate
As Florida’s largest region along the gulf coast, the Greater Pensacola area economy is a generator of new businesses while also attracting business and industry world-wide. The region is home to more than 500 companies, a strong manufacturing workforce and experienced entrepreneurs. Major industries such as aerospace and defense, advanced manufacturing and professional services benefit from the stable economy and low cost of doing business. Read More
Infrastructure Built for Industry
Whether it’s by land, air or sea, we can help you get your cargo wherever it needs to go with national and global connectivity to your markets. Escambia County’s extensive multi-modal infrastructure provides easy access to several major thoroughfares including Interstate 10, CSX and the Gulf Coast Railway, a deep-water port, an international airport with 11 non-stop flights, and entry to the Intercoastal Waterway. Read More
We are advocates for our community—clients, citizens and you—driven by a singular focus: relationships. Central to this idea is an utmost respect for people and partnerships. We work as dedicated teams committed to thinking creatively, working collaboratively, and proactively pursuing the most effective, efficient solutions to your business needs. We are your partners for economic success.
Duwayne Escobedo for IN Weekly When ST Engineering began looking at sites to expand its maintenance, repair and overhaul operations in Mobile, executives scoured locations across the Mississippi, central and northern Alabama and western Florida more than five years...read more
Cox Communications Launches Gigabit Internet Service in Pensacola Pensacola, FL – Cox Communications Tuesday announced that it has launched its gigabit Internet service for residential customers in Pensacola. Marketed under the brand name “G1GABLASTSM,” Cox offers...read more
ST Engineering Aerospace signs Memorandum of Understanding to expand its presence at the Pensacola International Airport
This weekend, Scott Luth, FloridaWest CEO and Escambia County Board of County Commission Chairman Jeff Bergosh were among the participants in a historic Memorandum of Understanding agreement signing between Vincent Chong, President & CEO of ST Engineering...read more