October 25, 2014

Northwest

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

Flying high on renewable biofuel

When a Falcon 20 commercial jet flying over Canada's capital city of Ottawa recently logged the first-ever civilian flight powered by 100% renewable biofuel, the trip marked a triumphant conclusion to six years of research at the Panama City offices of Applied Research Associates. Read more »
Published on 3/21/2013

Gear 1 Music

From Mozart to Metallica, business for Kenny Stinnett is all about music. Read more »
Published on 3/12/2013

Acting on His IT Plans

Tim Shoop completed set out for Hollywood to pitch a tent and make movie acting his new career, but an interim job he took with Los Angeles' fastest-growing IT business sent him in a different direction. Read more »
Published on 2/22/2013

Global Business Solutions

Global Business Solutions, a Pensacola information technology services and support company, added 29 employees last year, bringing its workforce to 102, and moved up its Inc. 5000 ranking to 1,201. Read more »
Published on 1/23/2013

Low Flow - Apalachicola River's Falling Water Levels

For decades, northwest Florida's seafood industry has worried about falling water levels in the Apalachicola River, which originates in north Georgia and winds south into Apalachicola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Read more »
Published on 1/15/2013

Northwest Florida Newsmakers

Quint Studer, BP, Jim Murdaugh and Navy Federal Credit Union Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Landrum Human Resources Cos.

After 42 years of providing human resources services to businesses in some 31 states, H. Britt Landrum Jr. decided it was time to branch out overseas. Read more »
Published on 12/19/2012

Rising Tide - Bay County's International Trade Growth

Bay County, home to northwest Florida's largest port and its only container port, is riding a wave of international trade growth. Read more »
Published on 12/19/2012

'Incubating Ideas'

Seven years ago, Chad Kittrell, a bank executive at the time, and J.T. Burnette, an entrepreneur, founded private equity firm Hunter & Harp in Tallahassee. Read more »
Published on 11/20/2012

HomeRun Holdings

When Willis Mullet sold the garage-door company where he'd been president for some 30 years, he retained his research and development division. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2012

Community Banks in Florida are 'Slow to Recover'

A struggling economy over the past five years triggered the failure of eight banks in the Northwest Florida region. Read more »
Published on 10/22/2012

Northwest Florida

Fort Walton Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Tallahassee Read more »
Published on 9/20/2012

Regional Snapshots - Tallahassee

State government, as it shrinks, has been exercising its right to terminate private sector leases to move to state-owned facilities. “Now more than ever, investors, lenders, everyone’s more concerned about... Read more »
Published on 9/8/2012

Genesis Energy's oil transfer station coming to Escambia Co.

An energy update for Northwest Florida Read more »
Published on 8/10/2012

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