Posted in Business Pensacola Politics

40-year port lease up for council approval

Tomorrow, the Pensacola City Council will vote on a 40-year lease for a new tenant at the Port of Pensacola. On the surface, the deal…

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West Main Master Plan Chooses Developers

Press release: PENSACOLA, Fla. (August 5, 2020) — The owners of the Maritime and ECUA parcels in downtown Pensacola have chosen the three development teams…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Still no CARES budget for the public to review

The public still hasn’t seen the Escambia County administration’s plan budget for the $57.3 million of CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act funds…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Pensacola: A natural pick for U.S. Space Command

“Pensacola is natural for the Space Industry,” FloridaWest CEO Scott Luth told Inweekly after this weekend’s SpaceX splashdown in the waters off Pensacola Beach. “Actually,…

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Posted in Business Health

Buzz: State prepares bars for second reopening

Yesterday, Halsey Beshears, secretary of the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, was in Pensacola to meet privately with bar owners. We’ve been told…

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Pensacola Vocational School Building makes ’11 to Save’ list

The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation included the Pensacola Vocational School Building (1942) on its 2020 “11 to Save,” a list of the most threatened…

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Posted in Business Caring Escambia County

Escambia lags behind other Florida counties in CARES Act planning

Eight Florida counties with less than 500,000 population have received a first installment of more than $14 million from the CARES Act. Two have not…

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Posted in BP Disaster Business News

Fending off offshore drilling in Florida

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly Florida recently got a couple of steps closer to protecting its shores from the potential environmental and economic risks of offshore…

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Winn Dixie changes face mask position

Creative Loafing reports Winn Dixie will require face mask as of Monday, June 27. “The majority of our stores are under either a local or…

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