Region Overview

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.

Find Properties

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

FloridaWest Celebrates Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies

FloridaWest is celebrating two of our innovative companies— Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems(IRIS) and AppRiver —who have been named to Inc. Magazine’s 2017 list of the 500/5000 fastest growing, privately held companies in America.  These companies account for 275...

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ITEN WIRED Extends Early Bird Registration to August 4

ITEN WIRED Extends Early Bird Registration to August 4 Tech Conference takes place October 9 – 11 at the Pensacola Beach Hilton ITEN WIRED is the Gulf Coast’s premier conference for executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, and educators working in technology. Don’t...

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