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.
FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council
Florida West Economic Development Alliance received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award for its "The Bluffs", a project in the category of Video/Multimedia Promotion from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an...read more
Enterprise Florida Inc. invites you to a business briefing, "Doing Business in the European Union" Friday September 28, 2018 at Co:Lab. In 2016, the United States and the 28 Member States of the European Union (EU) enjoyed a robust economic relationship, characterized...read more
Congressman Matt Gaetz will host the Congressional App Challenge Oct. 27, 2018 at the Hal Marcus College of Science & Engineering at UWF. The public is encouraged to attend both the competition and the EXPO program. Companies interested in having an industry table at...read more