Business Pensacola

Port of Pensacola 2018 budget is bleak

July 18, 2017

In May, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced plans to convert Warehouse 4 at the Port of Pensacola into a marine research center in conjunction with the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Florida Fish and…


Visit Pensacola marketing works, air travel to area up

July 14, 2017

Visit Pensacola markets the Pensacola area to the world. The latest travel numbers from the Pensacola International Airport validate the tourism agency’s effectiveness. The airport reported yesterday new monthly record number of passengers in June, with…


Business leaders unite for economic development

July 13, 2017

More than 30 businesses in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties have joined together to form First Place Partners, a private-sector group designed to support economic development efforts in the two-county region. The organization, which has been…


Downtown YMCA up for AIA Florida award

July 11, 2017

The Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA is in the running for the fourth annual People’s Choice competition launched by the Florida Association of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Florida). Voters from around the world have…


Jumbotron coming to Garden?

July 10, 2017

Quint Studer told Inweekly that the Studer Properties plans to reveal its plans for the SunTrust building on the corner of Garden and Spring streets on July 23. “It won’t be all of it. It’ll be…


Studer: keeping employees motivated [podcast]

June 30, 2017

Quint Studer discussed this week on “Pensacola Speaks” how not demotivate your high-performing employees. “It’s common for a top leader to say the employees are the most important people or that they are the lifeblood of…


Chris Hart joins Florida TaxWatch

June 28, 2017

Chris Hart, who abruptly left Gov. Rick Scott’s embattled economic-development agency earlier this year, landed Wednesday at a Tallahassee-based think tank best known for its annual list of state budget “turkeys.” Florida TaxWatch, a business-backed research…

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DIB seeks input on downtown parking

June 27, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY With downtown Pensacola growing rapidly there has been a burning need to increase parking and the Downtown Improvement Board and Structured Parking Solutions held a public forum to kick-off the project, Tuesday…