Have you had some fun reading about the scandals, the bankruptcies, and who some of the culprits are? Did the demise of Barings, BCCI, LTCM, and Enron, and the problems encountered in Orange County, Detroit, and Jefferson County, whet your appetite for more sleuthing? Keep reading the works [...]
The Space Florida board approved yesterday the Memorandum of Understanding between Space Florida, the Pensacola Industrial Development Corporation as landowner/land lessor, and prospective tenant organizations, all under the code name Project Expanse. The MOU is intended to outline the intentions [...]
Readers have asked that I post when the Visit Pensacola meets today. Visit Pensacola Board of Trustees Feb. 5 3 p.m. Hagler/Mason Meeting Room Second Floor of Pensacola City Hall
Visit Pensacola meets today. In its agenda packet is the marketing research update on tourism for this past fall. The top 10 Visitor Origins for Fall 2013: Atlanta, GA Mobile, AL Baton Rouge, LA Birmingham, AL New Orleans, LA Nashville, TN Dallas, TX Orlando, FL Ft. Walton/Destin, FL [...]
The Gulf Coast Economics Club is proud to announce our Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014 program: Mr Dave Robau, founder and CEO of National Energy USA. Mr. Robau is founder and CEO of National Energy USA, an industry leader in the field of advanced energy technologies. Mr. Robau lectures widely on [...]
Robert Varona, whose contract for food concessions at the Pensacola International Airport expires on March 31, has sent the following letter to Mayor Ashton Hayward and the Pensacola City Council: Dear Mayor Hayward and Members of Council: Ever since the City Council rejected the Mayor’s [...]
Greg Rettig, who organized the grassroots effort to prevent Dollar General from building a store on Spanish Trail and Summit Blvd, posted on his Facebook page thaat he received the following email from Sherry Morris, the City's Planning Director, last night: "My understanding as of now is that the [...]
Economic Development spirits were flying high in Alabama after the global aerospace giant, Airbus, chose Mobile’s Brookley Aeroplex for its first U.S. airplane assembly plant. The Panhandle Tiger Bay Club’s February speaker, Michelle Hurdle, was a member of the Alabama economic development team [...]
The Pensacola Chamber Foundation has announced that Jan. 31, through Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, nominations will be accepted for the 50 available slots in next year's Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class. Self-nominations will also be accepted. LeaP, a program of the Pensacola Chamber Foundation, aims [...]
We received an email from Ron Butlin, DIB executive director: Due to some schedule conflicts the DIB's meeting regularly scheduled for Tuesday February 4 will be held Monday February 3rd, same time 7:30 in the DIB conference room.
Remember that old line our parents used to throw at us before we engaged in a little beer drinking? The concept certainly applies to the financial markets when the subject becomes losing more money than one can afford to lose. When looking at the recent history of derivatives trading, even some [...]
The new Florida TaxWatch Report, "Diversifying Florida's Economy Through Local Economic Development", has an impact analysis of common economic development projects. It focuses on three ways that local communities are trying to grow their local economies: expanding manufacturing, creating logistics [...]
BP has found a new target to avoid paying claims resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster: court-appointed administrator Patrick Juneau. Juneau evaluates the compensation claims. BP wants Federal Judge Carl Barbier to tighten his standards used for paying claims, asserting that some [...]
With the roads icy and bridges closed, IN Your Head Radio will not be on the air today. We will be back tomorrow.