Pensacola is a great place for business.

A place of innovative companies…  An unparalleled quality of life… Supportive entrepreneurial culture… A welcoming and positive community…

Together, we can make a brighter future for all of us.

Help us by sharing success stories with the hashtag #Pensacola4allofus. Let the world know that Pensacola and Escambia County are a great place for business!

Pensacola is the World’s Strongest Town

It's official: Pensacola is the world's strongest town. After four rounds of intense competition featuring 16 towns from across the map, online voters have picked Pensacola as the town that's making the biggest strides toward being financially strong and resilient....

Pensacola makes National Geographic’s ‘Best Cities in the United States’ list

The City of Pensacola is getting some great feedback from a National Geographic article! Nat Geo Travel says they partnered with Resonance Consultancy, a global destination branding advisor, to name "The Best Cities in the United States" - and Pensacola made the list!...

According to Tripadvisor, Pensacola Beach is the #4 beach in the country!

With our sugar sands Pensacola Beach is the #4 beach in the country! Just another reason that Northwest Florida is the quintessential business location for employees to live, work and play. View our ranking on Tripadvisor here:

Pensacola: One of MSN’s Top 25 Places to Live in the United States in 2019

MSN recently included Pensacola in its Top 25 Most Desirable Places to Live in the U.S. in it's 2019 list. Among the factors contributing to the rankings were affordability, job market and population growth due to net migration.

Pensacola in Top 3 of Fastest Growing Airports

Pensacola International Airport served a record 2.2 million passengers in 2019 and has been rated one of the 3 fastest growing airports according to UpgradedPoints.com! Upgraded Points says PNS saw year-over-year growth of 15.83% placing it third just after Nashville...

Palafox Street Pensacola: One of the 10 Great Streets in America

7 Among the handful of streets in the U.S. to shape and be shaped by 250 years of British, Spanish, and American influence is Palafox Street, the gateway to Pensacola, Florida, and the city's main stage for holiday and seasonal celebrations that draw up to 50,000...

Pensacola’s Restaurant IRON Voted in Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

With Valentine's Day drawing closer, your time to make a dinner reservation dwindles. If you need a little inspiration, OpenTable just released its annual list of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America, which includes winners from 31 different states as well as...

Six Pensacola Events Named to Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society

Pensacola, Fla. – Visit Pensacola is excited to announce that six Pensacola events have been named to the Top 20 Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society. “These awards are a reflection of the incredible community that we have in the Pensacola Bay...

Pensacola named 15th ‘most desirable’ place to live in U.S.

"Pensacola has been named to U.S. News and World Report’s top 25 most desirable places to live in the United States in 2019." "Pensacola was No. 15 on the list." "Among the factors contributing to the Best Places to Live rankings — including affordability, job market...

Pensacola named the 17th best small city to start a small business

Go.Verizon.com  gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country, focusing on certain factors that would categorize them as “small” without dipping below the mark to “town” status. These elements also indicated the financial climate of each city and an overview...

Pensacola Beach voted No. 1 beach in Florida

Where is the best beach in Florida? Right here, of course. Pensacola Beach has been voted the No. 1 best beach in Florida, according to USA Today's 10Best Readers Choice Awards for 2018.For more information, head on over to the Pensacola News Journal. 

About FloridaWest


FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance is the economic development organization for Pensacola and Escambia County. We are an alliance of public and private agencies, businesses,organizations and leaders united as one and dedicated to building, growing and sustaining the economic potential and prosperity of communities, businesses and individuals in our Northwest Florida region.

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