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2023 FloridaWest Performance Report

by FloridaWest News





Escambia County and Pensacola are well-positioned for an increase in diversified economic growth led by technology, manufacturing, defense and logistics business sectors. In particular, the community has seen substantial growth in early-stage technology companies that are attracted to Pensacola in part because the area offers an exceptional quality of life for employees and their families. Recognizing these and other growth opportunities, FloridaWest focuses on existing business retention and expansion, targeted business recruitment, entrepreneurial development, and asset development to better prepare the community for economic development. FloridaWest’s programs, which are stated in a five-year strategic plan, share the ultimate goal of providing better opportunities and quality of living for all residents.

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