Welcome to Gulf County, FL

A place of business, a place that cares.

Innovative companies are rethinking their strategies and exploring new frontiers. Based on the assets in our community, Gulf County is positioned to respond to these demands and help businesses and industries secure strong market positions for future growth.

Businesses will be amazed what they find here in Gulf County, Florida:

  • Abundant Land
  • Abundant Freshwater Supply
  • Excess Waste Water Capacity
  • Excess Electrical Power and Natural Gas
  • Port of Port St. Joe
  • Gulf County Canal
  • Intracoastal Waterway
  • Industrial Rail Service
  • Easily Accessible Highways
  • Local Incentives

In addition, Northwest Florida’s Gulf County is uniquely positioned for success with a new Sacred Heart Hospital, an educated workforce and top ranked public schools. Growth potential in the region is excellent with Tyndall Air Force Base just minutes away and the first new international airport, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, in the United States in a decade.

Gulf County is located 22 miles east of Panama City, Florida and just two hours from the state capital, Tallahassee. The GCEDC is eager to assist in business attraction and expansion, as well as helping local companies to grow. We invite you to take a look at exciting opportunities unfolding that will change the way you think about doing business in Gulf County, Florida.

 

Recent News

Skyborne
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Skyborne acquired by technology company
Posted on 03/19/2020
There might be a name or logo change in the future. But Tuesday’s announcement that Skyborne Technology had been acquired by another technology compa...
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Triumph board provides “conceptual” approval to GCSC drone program
Posted on 03/17/2020
The first step forward on a project to expand drone programs at Gulf Coast State College was taken last week by the board of Triumph Gulf Coast....
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Growing A Lasting Food Source - Deseret In The Florida Panhandle
Posted on 01/16/2020
Most Florida farm producers are very good at conserving natural resources as they grow food. They know their livelihoods depend upon the land and wate...
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Eastern Shipbuilding launches first of Staten Island ferries
Posted on 12/29/2019
The long-sought expansion into Gulf County of Eastern Shipbuilding could happen before the end of the year, according to county officials....
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Triumph grant
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Triumph grant will double Gulf/Franklin nursing program
Posted on 12/29/2019
Double the graduates double the nurses while expanding opportunities is the focus of a grant recently received by Gulf Coast State College....
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Port St Joe Marina
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City Approves Marina Development
Posted on 10/14/2019
Port St. Joe city commissioners last week approved plans by the St. Joe Company for development of the Port St. Joe Marina....
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Drone Institute to establish County Training Center
Posted on 07/15/2019
The Unmanned Safety Institute, which provides flight safety training and certification for unmanned aviation systems, or drones, announced this week i...
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Airport Purchase
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County, Skyborne celebrate airport purchase
Posted on 04/08/2019
Skyborne Technology joined with county officials as they celebrated the company’s acquisition of the airport facility and expansion to the south end o...
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County lends support to $450M biofuel project
Posted on 04/01/2019
The Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday lent support to a project to build a $450 million biofuel plant in Gulf County....
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