Are you ready for new OT regs? [podcast]

November 9, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor issued its final rule regarding overtime regulations. The final rule, which becomes effective Dec. 1, raises the salary threshold indicating eligibility for overtime pay from $455/week to $913 ($47,476 per year),…


FloridaWest Recognizes Fluid Metalworks

November 7, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Fluid Metalworks was recognized by FloridaWest, Escambia County’s economic development arm, for creating high-paying manufacturing jobs and for providing job training in Pensacola. The company, which started in April 2010, is a full…


Tropical Smoothie Cafe grand opening, Nov 5

November 4, 2016

Tropical Smoothie Cafe of Pensacola is under new ownership and will host a Grand Opening Celebration at its location located at 5147 Bayou Blvd. Suite C, on Saturday, Nov. 5. In honor of the celebration, the…

Business Education

Studer on Effective Leadership [podcast]

November 4, 2016

Quint Studer discussed yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks” his upcoming column for the Pensacola News Journal. He pointed out some of the telltale signs when a leader isn’t being a leader: 1. Saying “That’s above my pay…


Another office project breaks ground in downtown Pensacola

November 2, 2016

Studer Properties has recently begun construction on their latest project, an office/mixed-use building in downtown Pensacola. The 56,000 square foot building will be made up of four stories, the first floor being retail and restaurant space,…


Seeking nominations for 57th Annual PACE Awards

November 2, 2016

The Greater Pensacola Chamber is now accepting nominations for its 57th annual Pensacola Area Commitment to Excellence (PACE) Awards. Nominations will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 2 at noon, in the following categories: Emerging Leader of…


One Palafox Place Announces New Retail Tenants

November 1, 2016

One Palafox Place is pleased to announce five new retail tenants to its new mixed-use community development: Wilfrid’s, a barber and fine goods shop; Gray, a women’s fashion and lifestyle boutique; Bee & The Bear, a…


Innovation Coast hires new executive director

October 28, 2016

The Board of Directors of Innovation Coast has announced Tiffany Sullivan is the nonprofit organization’s new executive director. Sullivan will tap into her background as an attorney and community leader to guide her new role. She…