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Gulf Power’s Rick Byars named top 50 in economic development

Gulf Power’s Rick Byars, Economic Development & Major Accounts general manager, has been named as one of Consultant Connect’s North America’s Top 50 Economic...

Gulf Power Business Connect gives Warfighters a fighting chance

Army veteran Matthew Jeffries of Pensacola had a unique idea for a new tech business that could benefit the Department of Defense and young...
Michael Polo, ACMT president

Bay County lands aerospace manufacturer

Story courtesy of the Bay Economic Development Alliance ACMT Inc. investing $20 million in the county Panama City, Florida– The Bay Economic Development Alliance (BayEDA), the...

Gulf Power helps Panama City Beach restaurant power up kitchen of the future

Tourists from all around the country, as well as many locals, flock to one of Panama City Beach’s favorite seafood restaurants. Only open nine...

Pensacola businesses paved the way for the return of SkillsUSA State Conference

Next week, thousands of visitors will converge in Pensacola for this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Pensacola Bay Center. Pensacola State College won...

Area businesses encouraged to move Northwest Florida Forward at Gulf Power Symposium

SANDESTIN, Fla. –  Imagine it. Invent it. Design it. Build it. These are the phrases that greeted nearly 600 business and community leaders who traveled from...

Community officially welcomes GKN Aerospace to Bay County

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida - Members of the community along with state and local officials gathered May 9 at the Northwest Florida Beaches International...

New electric cranes in Panama City give port big lift

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A new crane, a modified crane and a refrigerated container holding area at the Port of Panama City will give...

Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites helps draw major aerospace manufacturer

PANAMA CITY, Florida – Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites program pays off again helping to land a major employer in Northwest Florida — GKN Aerospace. It took a...
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