Escambia County is the 19th most populous county in the state and is home to the largest city in the Florida Panhandle. The county offers small town safety and comfort with big city amenities. Steeped in four centuries of history and bordered by pure white beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, visitors to Escambia County often return – to make it home. Escambia County is cementing its position as a contender in the aviation, marine, aerospace and tech industries.
FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance is the region’s economic development organization with the mission of building, growing and sustaining the economic potential and prosperity of Northwest Florida.
The organization focuses on maximizing Northwest Florida’s economic potential through economic development initiatives, programs and services aimed at attracting and recruiting new businesses, retaining and expanding existing businesses, developing and training our workforce, nurturing the global contributions of local entrepreneurs, and developing our community and assets to position our area as a rich and fertile location for growth—be it individual, community or corporate.
Find out more about how economic development improves quality of life in Pensacola and Escambia County
Five-Year Strategic Plan