April 24, 2014

Northwest

Pensacola moves beyond the military

While a military base and tourism anchor the Pensacola economy, nearly 300 IT companies employ about 3,200 people. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

St. Joe Co. gets out of the woods in Northwest Florida

St. Joe Co. is selling the majority of its woodland property in northwest Florida, about 383,000 acres. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Rebuilding an amusement park in Panama City Beach

Teddy and Jenny Meeks give new life to warehoused rides from the original Miracle Strip in Panama City Beach to create a full-fledged amusement park. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

Sweet Success - Gelato comes to Northwest Florida

Twenty years ago, when Simona Faroni and Guido Tremolini traveled from their native Italy to Florida to visit friends, they noticed an absence of gelato stores. Read more »
Published on 12/20/2013

Tyndall AFB/Eglin AFB - Northwest Florida Profile

Tyndall Air Force Base has flown the first unmanned QF-16 Full Scale Aerial Target. Eglin Air Force Base now has the Navy's version of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. Read more »
Published on 12/11/2013

iSirona - Northwest Florida Business Profile

When David Dyell started out in the healthcare IT business 20 years ago, hospitals used multiple software applications that were not integrated... Read more »
Published on 11/11/2013

The St. Joe Co. announces an agreement to sell 382,834 acres

The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) today announced that it has entered into a sales agreement with AgReserves, Inc., a Utah corporation, to sell approximately 382,834 acres of its timberland and rural land in Northwest Florida for $565 million. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2013

Getting Skilled: Northwest Florida's quest for skilled workers

An estimated 3,400 skilled workers will be needed in northwest Florida over the next five years, but regional education and workforce development programs expect to train just 860. Read more »
Published on 10/29/2013

CollegeFrog

The recently launched CollegeFrog website matches accounting and finance students with companies looking to hire students and recent graduates. Read more »
Published on 10/24/2013

Making connections work for minority professionals

Lloyd Reshard began learning about putting together resources and people during high school. A guidance counselor advised him to take up a trade to pay his way through college. Read more »
Published on 10/9/2013

Positive signs in commercial real estate

Justin Beck, president of Beck Property, a major full-service real estate company, talks about the commercial market's recent positive signs. Read more »
Published on 9/24/2013

Consulting for savings at North Highlands

Founded in 1992, North Highlands was ranked by Consulting magazine as third worldwide among "2012 Best Firms to Work For," the company's sixth consecutive ranking as one of the industry's top four. Its consultants average more than 15 years of experience. Read more »
Published on 8/21/2013

The Renaissance Man

Kevin Marchetti's latest project is creating underwater insignia aboard a fishing barge converted into a dedicated reef for the longtime Joe Patti seafood business. Read more »
Published on 8/15/2013

Jobs and revenue at the Panama City Port

The latest economic figures Read more »
Published on 7/17/2013

Distributing oil funds in Northwest Florida

Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson IV is chairman of the Gulf Consortium, representing 23 Florida gulf coast counties slated to receive millions of dollars in compensation, yet to be distributed, for damages resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Read more »
Published on 7/10/2013

Tallahassee tung oil

Tung oil was first produced in the United States in Tallahassee 100 years ago, derived from the fruit of seedlings brought from China by a U.S. ambassador. Over the following... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2013

Greenfire Farms in Gadsden County

The politics of lobbying are interesting, says Paul Bradshaw, president of Tallahassee’s Southern Strategy Group, but “for a quiet hour away, it’s nice to be on the farm’’ — a... Read more »
Published on 6/7/2013

Reality check for Pensacola's Downtown Technology Park

Economic Development in Northwest Florida Read more »
Published on 5/16/2013

Lifecycle Containers

Pensacola architect Allen Bounds turned his concern about cutting waste into a company. Read more »
Published on 5/14/2013

Northwest Florida

Population and demographic statistics for Northwest Florida; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/9/2013

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