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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...

CO:LAB Pensacola reopens with an all new vibe

CO:LAB, Pensacola’s only community-supported business incubator has opened its doors to tenants after extensive reconstruction following Hurricane Sally in September. The new and improved working, collaborating and mentoring space includes 22,500 square feet of...

Pensacola Named One of the Best Places to Live in Northern Florida in 2022

Pensacola was recognized for its “easy living and proximity to some of the best beaches in the world.” Additionally, the researchers highlighted that Pensacola’s strong economic future helped propel it to one of the top spots on the list.

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....

CO:LAB Launches Refreshed Web Presence

When the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship first opened its doors to startup businesses in 2008, the Quality of Life Survey funded by Quint and Rishy Studer revealed that 65 percent of Escambia County residents had an overall negative perception of...

CO:LAB’s Guided Particle Systems Inc Partners with Purdue University on Quantum Education

Pensacola Company to Provide Internships, connect with DoD and Promote Learning Opportunities

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...

Florida DEO: Pensacola metro had fasted job growth in state

Friday Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Pensacola area gained 8,300 private sector jobs (+5.3 percent) over the year in March 2022. The Pensacola area labor force increased by 7,138 over the year, a 3.1 percent increase. The Pensacola area unemployment...

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...

FloridaWest’s Danita Andrews Graduates from the Advanced Economic Development Leadership Program

Pensacola, FL –  Danita Andrews, Chief Business Development Officer, FloridaWest EDA recently completed the Advanced Economic Development Leadership executive education program and was awarded the Master Economic Development Practitioner (MEDP) certificate from the...

Project Titan Breaks Ground

Published in IN Weekly July 7, 2021 By Rick Outzen Some dreams take time. The maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) at the Pensacola International Airport began with conversations during the early days of Mayor Ashton Hayward’s administration. The mayor saw...

FloridaWest Announces CIRCULOGENE Expansion

Liquid Biopsy Company’s Laboratory Operations Are Growing in Escambia County FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance announced today that CIRCULOGENE will be expanding its operations into downtown Pensacola, Florida. CIRCULOGENE, an innovative medical technology...

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 named 2021’s fourth most affordable beach town in America, per study

Between its beaches, history and revitalized downtown, one would think Pensacola must be a costly beach town to call home, right? Actually, the opposite is true according to a new metric-based study conducted by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that...

American Airlines Launches New Boston-Pensacola Nonstop Flight

Boston is now connected to the Gateway to the Gulf Coast. American Airlines will begin offering service between Logan International Airport and Pensacola International Airport in June 2022, bringing even more nonstop destination options to Pensacola travelers. This...

Congratulations to Escambia High School’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team!

Congratulations to Escambia High School's Human Exploration Rover Challenge Team on winning the AIAA Neil Armstrong Best Design Award for the high school division! This award recognizes the team that best designed their rover to take on the punishing Rover Challenge...

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, Florida Named 2021 ‘Great American Defense Community’

NAS Pensacola & NAS Whiting Field Community, home to Naval Station Pensacola and Naval Air Station Whiting Field, is one of five communities across the country named to the 2021 Class of Great American Defense Communities

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...

American Airlines announces nonstop flights from Pensacola to New York City

American Airlines announced Thursday that it will begin daily, nonstop service from Pensacola International Airport to LaGuardia Airport this summer. The Texas-based carrier says the service is scheduled to begin in June and run through September. LaGuardia Airport,...

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...

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. 

CO:LAB GRADUATE EBI MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC. IS ONE OF GROW FLORIDA’S 50 FLORIDA COMPANIES YOU WILL WANT TO PAY ATTENTION TO

— Outstanding leadership, culture and growth make these second-stage businesses stand out — CO:LAB Pensacola is pleased to announce that EBI Management Group, a recent graduate, has been included in the top 50 second-stage companies in Florida selected as a 2020...

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’s Gulf Islands National Seashore featured in New York Times!

  Largest of all the national seashores at 135,600 acres, with over five million visitors a year, Gulf Islands National Seashore offers plenty of room to go beachcombing and boat across 12 different units that are spread from the Gulf shores on the Florida...

Pensacola International Airport: The best place to fly

The numbers are in: Passenger travel through Pensacola International Airport has climbed back to pre-pandemic levels. In fact, Pensacola’s airport has broken its own record, beating 2019’s numbers by an increase of 4%. From January to December 2021, 87,197 more...

Delta adds PNS daily non-stop to LaGuardia

After a robust summer, Delta isn’t slowing down in bringing back more flights and destinations for New York’s business and leisure travelers alike. Delta Air Lines has announced it will begin daily, nonstop service from Pensacola International Airport to LaGuardia...

Escambia County companies named as finalists for the 11th Annual GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch

Paradigm Parachute & Defense and Arco Marine are in the running for this year's award GrowFL is pleased to announce that 82 second-stage growth companies are now in the running to become the next class of GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch Honorees. Now in its 11th...

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!...

Pensacola named a top 25 U.S. city to retire to in 2021

Pensacola is a great place to work, play & to retire too! Pensacola named a top 25 U.S. city to retire to in 2021. "In news that shouldn't shock retirees and snowbirds who have long enjoyed the respite provided by the area's beaches, Pensacola was recognized this...

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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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