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CRA contributes to West Moreno Strategic Plan

June 16, 2015

By Claudia Carlson Plans are underway to improve West Pensacola with the help of Live Work Learn Play (LWLP), an international real estate development and advisory firm, Baptist Hospital, Escambia County, and city of Pensacola. At…

Business

City loses money on MCM-BAP deal

June 16, 2015

I called Escambia County Property Appraiser Chris Jones and asked him to estimate what the real estates taxes would be on a $33-million investment at the Maritime Park. Jones estimated around $590,000 a year. With the…

Business

Hatch Mott MacDonald moves downtown

June 15, 2015

The Pensacola office of Hatch Mott MacDonald has moved from near the Pensacola airport to a new location in downtown Pensacola. HMM began its relocation to the SunTrust high-rise office tower on Friday, June 12, with…

Business Pensacola

Fish hatchery delayed 2-3 years

June 10, 2015

The $18-million fish hatchery that Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward pushed through the Pensacola City Council two years ago may not be completed until early 2018, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Last…

Business

The rest of the Standard & Poor’s rating story

June 8, 2015

Last week, the mayor’s office let the public know that Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services had revised its outlook on Pensacola, Fla.’s airport revenue bonds issued for Pensacola International Airport (PNS) to stable from negative. At…

Business

IP helps Florida win Silver Shovel award

June 8, 2015

Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced that Area Development magazine awarded Florida, through its principal economic development organization Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the Silver Shovel award for significant job creation and economic impact. Florida has received the…

Business

Airport bond outlook improves from negative to stable

June 3, 2015

The City of Pensacola reports Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has affirmed the “BBB” rating of Pensacola International Airport’s revenue bonds and has revised its outlook on the bonds from negative to stable. The Standard &…

Business

Airport food concessions revenues appear to be returning

June 3, 2015

The Mayor’s Office announced today that Chick-fil-A will open tomorrow at the Pensacola International Airport, completing the year-long transition to OHM food concessions at the facility. In the press release, Mayor Ashton Hayward said he was…

Business Health Care Battle

Scott undermines Senate health care plan

June 3, 2015

Senate Appropriations Committee is tired of the games the Scott administration is playing in the legislative battle over health care. On Monday, state Medicaid director Justin Senior appeared before the House Health & Human Services Committee.…