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.
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FREE WEBINAR: Turkey Aerospace & Defense Oct 4, 2018 10:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Space is limited Register Now WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE? U.S. Aerospace and Defense Industry equipment manufacturers, A&D project developers, engineering firms, A&D systems and...read more
IT Gulf Coast and FloridaWest have announced an exciting new addition to ITEN WIRED 2018! The ITEN WIRED SBIOI (Small Business & Industry Outreach Initiative) will be held October 2 as part of this year's conference. Three State and Federal Government contracting...read more