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IHMC cuts ribbon on new research complex

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The great news for Pensacola just keeps coming. Say hello to the new $40 million biomedically-based research complex constructed by the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC)! From IHMC: It will be an accelerant for the pace of discovery that will drive innovations in maximizing the healthspan for everyone from elite military operators … Read more

ST Engineering breaks ground on third hangar

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ST Engineering broke ground for its third aircraft maintenance hangar at the Pensacola International Airport today, marking another milestone in its growth and expansion plans in Pensacola. The new 167,000 sq ft state-of-the-art hangar will be equipped with two bays that can service widebody aircraft. It is expected to contribute an additional 500,000 manhours annually … Read more

Innovative, next generation advanced manufacturing research and development institute establishing facility in Pensacola

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FloridaWest EDA and Pensacola Escambia Promotion and Development Commission (PEDC) are excited to announce that LIFT, a national advanced materials manufacturing innovation institute, has selected Pensacola to establish its latest technology accelerator and talent development showcase facility.  Founded in 2014 as one of the original DoD Manufacturing Innovation Institutes through the Defense Manufacturing Technology Program, LIFT is … Read more

CO:LAB is Pensacola’s Startup Booster

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Did you know that FloridaWest launched CO:LAB in 2008 to fuel startups in Pensacola? Mentors and leaders at Co:Lab share their experiences and guide entrepreneurs as they launch their businesses. The CO:LAB facility offers office space and equipment, community with other entrepreneurs, workshops and more. Click below to read more

Pensacola ranks 68 out of 382 metros in U.S.

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A composite of recent studies shows Pensacola’s average rank out of 382 metros is 68. The composite gleans information from CHMURA Economics and Analytics’ “2023’s Leading Metros Locations: Hotspots for Economic Growth,” Heartland Forward’s “Most Dynamic Metros 2023,” and Milken Institute’s “Best Performing Cities 2024.” “This composite of rankings shows Pensacola is well poised for … Read more

Wellin5 Joins CO:LAB

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Please help us welcome William Masih and Wellin5 to CO:LAB!  CO:LAB is a business incubator set up by FloridaWest to encourage entrepreneurship in the greater Pensacola area.  Launched first in Canada in 2019 and expanded to the U.S. in 2020, Wellin5 is a virtual therapy app that provides post-therapy support and significantly improves therapist-client relationships. … Read more

UWF plans to build new stadium

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Read PNJ.com article below The University of West Florida has announced they will build a new football stadium thanks to a large donation. Read more from the Pensacola News Journal below.

2024 Visit Pensacola Insider Guide

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Ready to live and work in paradise? Find out more about Pensacola with the 2024 Visit Pensacola Insider Guide — now available for download!  Learn about Pensacola Bay Area beaches, events, restaurants, arts and culture, neighborhoods and so much more. Who knows, you may just stay! #cybersecurity #cybersecuritytraining #cybersecurityjobs #cybercoast #workinparadise #nosnowherejustsand #tradeyoursnowbootsforflipflops Click here … Read more

2023 FloridaWest Performance Report

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INVESTING IN PENSACOLA/ESCAMBIA COUNTY 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 … Read more