Northwest Florida is home to several heavy industrial manufacturers. Your company can benefit from the strategic advantages Northwest Florida has in heavy industry, including:
Our laborshed has the following Heavy Industry companies:
The laborshed has seen significant growth in heavy industrial related jobs over the last five years:
Northwest Florida is serviced by two investor-owned electric utilities and four electric membership cooperatives. These companies are:
Investor Owned Companies
Electric Membership Cooperatives through PowerSouth
While electric rates are nationally competitive, special rates are available for industrial and other large customers.
Florida Gas Transmission Company is the natural gas provider in the region. The company is 100% owned by Citrus Corp — a joint venture between Kinder Morgan, Inc. and Energy Transfer. The company’s current infrastructure and capability include:
Northwest Florida will benefit from $1.5 billion in economic development enhancements, such as workforce training and infrastructure, over the next 15 years. Additionally, Florida ranks among the best states for business because of its pro-business tax policies and competitive cost of doing business.
Your company can benefit from inducements to help offset initial costs when locating a new or expanding your existing business in Northwest Florida. Moreover, your business dollars go further given the state's limited corporate taxes and your employees benefit from 0% state personal income tax.
Learn more about incentives avilable with a Northwest Florida location.
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.