Our Place

A Cool Waterfront Downtown

With its working waterfront, vibrant downtown and spectacular array of galleries, cafes, craft breweries and world-renowned dining, downtown Pensacola is a livable, bikeable and walkable city.  Named America’s best AA Baseball Park by Baseball Digest, Blue Wahoos Stadium, also boasts the greatest view our brilliant waterfront sunsets.
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Award Winning Beaches

Voted Τripadvisor’s #4 beach in the country, Pensacola Beach marries pure turquoise water with the whitest sand you’ve ever seen. Due to thoughtful development, there are miles of tranquil waters and pristine sugar white sands to stretch out on.
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Cradle Of Naval Aviation

The Cradle of Naval Aviation, Pensacola is the official home of the Blue Angels, officially known as the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Pensacola Beach hosts a Blue Angels show every July while the Blue Angels host their last show of the season over Naval Air Station Pensacola every November, but you can watch them practice every day through your office window.

Easy To Get To,

Hard To Leave

Pensacola is located at Florida’s western tip, at the center of the U.S. Gulf Coast, we can reach Houston and Nashville just as quickly as Miami. We can get to a meeting in downtown Atlanta just as quickly as someone who lives in Atlanta. There are daily direct flights from Pensacola International Airport to Washington, DC, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth and other cities.
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Low Taxes Are

Just The Beginning

Florida’s stable and highly favorable tax climate provides advantages that make a Florida location profitable for every type of business. In the 2020 Tax Foundation State Business Tax Climate Index Florida ranks 4th in the nation. With a competitive corporate tax rate and no personal state income tax, Pensacola is an attractive area for business investment and growth.
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Coworking, Networking,

and Assistance

There’s a workplace that works for you in Pensacola. The Co:Lab business incubator can help you get a new venture off the ground, while our co-working spaces can give you high-bandwidth, low-cost office space options that offers personal networking built right in. The CyberCoast is home to nationally renowned conferences like ITEN Wired and EntreCon – great opportunities to connect, gather insights, exchange ideas and grow relationships.

Connected?

You bet!

Just do the math: Our local area has a high density of broadband internet. Combine that with a lower density population, you get greater bandwidth and lower latency per local user.

The Military

The Military

Rich military heritage and a more exciting future.

  • The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), located onboard Corry Station in Pensacola, is the Nation’s flagship cyber defense, incident response, and operational integration center.
  • The Navy’s Information Warfare Training Command at Corry Station is considered by the cryptologic community as the “cradle of cryptology.”
  • Pensacola’s Institute for Human and Machine Cognition is at the forefront of cybersecurity with many areas of interdisciplinary research including designing large scale interactive network event visualizations, understanding cyber deception tactics, applying moving target defenses, developing intelligent software agents, and automating security policy reasoning and enforcement.
  • Additional military assets include Navy Information Operations Command, Navy 10th Fleet and US Fleet Cyber Command and Air Force Joint Deployable Analysis Team Eglin.

Education

Education

Starting out? Starting over? Start here.

  • The University of West Florida Center for Cybersecurity has been designated as the National Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) Regional Resource Center and a CAE in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security. UWF provides leadership to advance cyber defense education among colleges and universities throughout the Southeast and Puerto Rico.
  • The Pensacola State College cybersecurity program covers a broad expanse of technological concepts and includes courses in security network technologies and operating systems, security management, and industry best practices.
  • George Stone Technical College offers an applied cybersecurity program and is a Cisco Networking Academy and Microsoft IT Academy.
  • Locklin Technical College offers an applied cybersecurity program and prepares students for valuable industry certifications.
  • Both Escambia and Santa Rosa Schools offer Career Academies focusing on IT/Cybersecurity education.

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Photos courtesy of Visit Pensacola.