Located in Northwest Florida along the I-10 corridor, our region’s assets include a perfect combination of business amenities and an environment for balanced living. We are served by multi-modal transportation options, creating connectivity for ease in doing business on both a national and global scale, and there is a rapidly growing workforce pipeline that is enhanced by the presence of top-notch colleges and universities.
Where Are We
With 343 days of sunshine, an average temperature of 77 degrees, and 56 miles of unspoiled coastline, what’s not to love about Northwest Florida? As the largest and only true seaside city in West Florida, Pensacola boasts a thriving downtown, a richly diverse maritime history, and is the hub of military aviation. The quality of life here—and the rapidly expanding urban core—are increasingly attractive characteristics for businesses and employees alike, making Northwest Florida not just a great place to work, but a great place to live and play, too. Truly, Pensacola is a place where thousands live the way millions wish they could.
Why Northwest Florida Should Be On Your Radar
A Talented Local Labor Force
Home to more than 450,000 people, Greater Pensacola boasts a well-educated, highly-trained workforce with a strong techincal background.
An Ideal Environment For Industry
Our stable economy, competitive tax climate and low cost of living make us one of the most favorable business climates in the Southeast.
A Gateway To Enterprise
With easy access to interstates, highways, railways, air and port operations, Greater Pensacola offers businesses superior national and global connectivity.
Greater Pensacola offers a wide-range of excellent site opportunities for your business including The Bluffs, Northwest Florida's Industrial Campus of more than 6,000 acres. There are many considerations when looking for a property and staff is available to answer your questions. Browse the sites and contact us to see how we can work for you.
Maps & Resources
VT MAE has landed! VT MAE invites you to tour our new 174,000 square foot Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul facility during our public Open House on Saturday, June 9th from 9am - 12pm . To confirm your attendance, please register at...read more
Did you know, this is Economic Development Week? Scott Luth with FloridaWest joins The Quinlan Report to share details on progress being made to bring more jobs and higher wages to Northwest...read more