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Breaking news: Pensacola State College included in Job Growth grants

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced $35 million in awards for nine Florida Job Growth Grant Fund projects across the state. This includes $1,860,510 for Pensacola…

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VT MAE gears for hiring with info session Oct. 27

VT MAE is ready to begin its community outreach for subcontractor and those seeking jobs at its aircraft maintenance facility under construction at Pensacola International…

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Cyber Gulf Coast: ‘Live Coastal, Work Cyber’

Last Friday, FloridaWest, University of West Florida and area cybersecurity educators and professionals unveiled the Cybersecurity Strategic Plan for Pensacola at the UWF Commons Conference…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Pensacola International Airport prepares for 2035

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY The Pensacola International Airport has begun preparing for increased use projected there by 2035. Among the main projects to handle a…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Pensacola

Survey: Attitudes toward economy and job growth hold but show huge improvements in past decade

The Quality of Life Survey shows that locals have the same attitude about economic conditions this year as they did in 2016. The positive rating…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Four factors needed to land a big employer

Toyota and Mazda plan to open a $1.6 billion new facility that will be a joint venture to produce the Corolla and Mazda crossover, starting…

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Podcast: Quint Studer answers questions re:startups

On Wednesday, Quint Studer was my guest on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks.” Recently Studer met with FloridaWest’s business incubator, CoLab, to speak with…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Politics

UWF economist: Corcoran has Florida bringing a knife to the gunfight for economic development

Dr. Rick Harper believes that Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran’s efforts to dismantle Gov. Rick Scott’s business incentives programs invited those involved in economic development…

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IRIS raises Series B funding

Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems, Inc. (IRIS), the industry leader in early detection systems for diabetic eye disease, today announced the company successfully closed a round…

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