Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Panhandle sites eye certification

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- When competing for new and expanding businesses, especially the aviation industry, Northwest Florida needed to fix a deficiency: It had no industrial sites that were "shovel ready." But today, 13 sites totaling nearly 6,200 acres have completed a review process and are moving toward certification, including some sites designed to appeal to the very hot and growing aerospace/aviation sector. (Source: Gulf Coast Reporters’ League aerospace quarterly, 12/10/13)