About Us

Florida’s Great Northwest (FGNW) is a “one-stop shop” for company representatives, site location consultants, and real estate brokers researching the region as a potential business location. We can assist with all aspects of new business and expansion, including:

  • Real estate (site or building) research
  • General research, including demographics, workforce and training, utilities, taxes, infrastructure, and more
  • Information on state and local incentives and the incentive application process
  • Liaison between you and state and local economic development offices
  • Access to an extensive network of state, regional and local resources

Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. The organization is an investor‐supported 501(c)(6) nonprofit corporation created to promote Northwest Florida for economic growth and diversification, advocate for economic development issues that affect the region, and collaborate to improve regional competitiveness. 

The organization accomplishes this in partnership with the state and local economic development organizations, rural regional economic development organization, utility partners, private sector businesses, local government, higher education institutions, workforce boards, and community leaders.

Let us know how we can assist and support you.

 

Florida's Great Northwest
100 E College Boulevard, Building 330
Niceville, FL 32578

Mailing Address:
Florida’s Great Northwest
P.O. Box 370
Niceville, FL 32588

 

CONTACT US

Florida’s Great Northwest is here to provide you the practical, on-the-ground resources and support you need for your business location/expansion project. From incentives to site selection to workforce development, we’ve got the expertise and connections to help your business be even more competitive with a Northwest Florida location.

Kim Wilmes - President & CEO
KIM WILMES

President & CEO

850-729-6847
kwilmes@fgnw.org