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Chamber releases Triumph Gulf Coast survey results

July 26, 2017

Today, the Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce released results from its Triumph Gulf Coast project survey. With over 100 respondents, the survey found that sixty two percent favor spending on infrastructure projects in Northwest Florida. Twenty…

Business

Entrecon 2017 announced

July 25, 2017

On July 24, Quint Studer announced that New York Times bestselling author Dan Heath will be the keynote speaker for the two-day Entrecon this November. “Dan Heath is one of the leading names in helping communities…

Business

Giant killers land $150M verdict vs. AbbVie

July 25, 2017

Yesterday, an Illinois federal jury has ruled that the pharmaceutical company AbbVie, Inc., must pay $150,000,000 in punitive damages to a former user of AndroGel, a testosterone replacement medication. The case was heard in federal court…

Business

Frontier to add non-stop route to Denver next spring

July 18, 2017

Frontier Airlines announced today that Pensacola International Airport will get non-stop service to Denver, Colorado beginning the spring of 2018. In the press announcement, Mayor Hayward welcomed today’s announcement and is looking forward to working with…

Business

Report recommends restoring Gulf Coast Amtrak service

July 18, 2017

The Gulf Coast Working Group released a report to Congress last night that recommended restoring daily round trip Amtrak train service between New Orleans and Orlando. The working group, which outlined a number of steps that…

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…

Business

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

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…

Business

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…