Florida First Sites

Panama City Port Authority's Intermodal Distribution Center

This well-buffered industrial and distribution area in Bay County features a 54 acre certified industrial site served by rail with direct port access. The total Intermodal Distribution Center is 240 acres with existing tenants, including FedEx Ground. The site is surrounded by a motivated workforce and in close proximity to key transportation assets.

Site Readiness

Acreage 54 — Developable; Contiguous
County Bay
City Panama City
Latitude, Longitude 30.270725, -85.515347
Airport 23 miles from the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)
Port 16 miles from Port Panama City
Rail Site will be served by Bay Line Railroad
Interstate & US Highway Accessed by US Hwy 231 & 36 miles from I-10
Electric Gulf Power Company: 12.47 kV distribution line onsite
Natural Gas TECO People's Gas: 4-inch line
Water City of Panama City: 16-inch main with 33 mgd available capacity
Sewer City of Panama City: Two 8-inch and one 10-inch lines
Telecommunications AT&T: Infrastructure onsite

* Data provided by site owner

Demographics

Population 2016 2018
10 miles 73,861 76,146
20 miles 165,156 170,282
50 miles 343,586 353,166
Median Age 2016 2018
10 miles 38.9 39.5
20 miles 39.3 39.8
50 miles 40.6 41.2
Talent (50 miles) 2016
Employed 136,022
Unemployed 12,962
Unemployment Rate 8.7%

To view the complete demographic and income profile for this site, click here to download the PDF.

Advantages

The Intermodal Distribution Center offers an easily accessible site off of four-lane US Hwy 231 with a number extra features. The site is ready to be served by rail with a spur already in place. It has a direct connection to Port Panama City and offers Foreign Trade Zone status, allowing foreign merchandise to be placed in a duty free environment until it is ready to enter the commerce of the United States.

Panama City's location provides a Gulf Coast gateway to shippers and consignees in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and the Carolinas. The Port also serves as trading partners to Mexico, Central America, South America, China, Europe and the Mediterranean. The Port is equipped with modem loading and unloading facilities for truck, rail, barge, container, RO-RO vessel and deep-water vessel traffic.

Did You Know?

Northwest Florida is part of the 4th largest aerospace corridor in the world.
Airspace
7 military installations are located in Northwest Florida.
Military Base
6,000 active duty military separate from Northwest Florida bases each year.
Active Duty Military
Florida is a "Right-to-Work" state.
Right-to-Work
Florida has 0% personal income tax.
Personal Income Tax
Northwest Florida's manufacturing industry is expected to produce $2.6 billion in GDP this year.
GDP

All Sites

  • Site 1

    Santa Rosa Industrial Park East
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 2

    Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 3

    Vic's of Navarre, I-10 at Highway 87
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 4

    Okaloosa Industrial Air Park
    Crestview, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 5

    DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport
    DeFuniak Springs, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 6

    VentureCrossings®
    Panama City, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 7

    Panama City Port Authority's Intermodal Distribution Center
    Panama City, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 8

    Marianna/Jackson County Distribution/ Construction Services Park
    Marianna, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

    Site 09

    Marianna Airport Commerce Park
    Marianna, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 1

    01

    Santa Rosa Industrial Park East
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 2

    02

    Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 3

    03

    Vic's of Navarre, I-10 at Highway 87
    Milton, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 4

    04

    Okaloosa Industrial Air Park
    Crestview, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 5

    05

    DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport
    DeFuniak Springs, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 6

    06

    VentureCrossings®
    Panama City, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 7

    07

    Panama City Port Authority's Intermodal Distribution Center
    Panama City, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 8

    08

    Marianna/Jackson County Distribution/ Construction Services Park
    Marianna, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification

  • Site 9

    09

    Marianna Airport Commerce Park
    Marianna, FL

    Airport Access Interstate Access Port Access Rail Access Certification


What People are Saying About Northwest Florida

Greg Britton
The people are the biggest asset to any business and truly Northwest Florida has an abundance of talented individuals that not only care about their jobs, but equally about their community and their country. I fully believe that the military influence is a vital part of this culture.”
Greg Britton
CEO, Fort Walton Machining, Inc.
Debbie Calder
The main driver for us expanding our operations in Pensacola is the talented labor pool we have in this area. We continue to get a thousand applications a month from very well-qualified applicants. Other drivers include the availability of land to continue to expand and the incentives we received from the State of Florida and Escambia County.”
Debbie Calder
Sr. Vice President — Greater Pensacola Operations, Navy Federal Credit Union
Larry Sassano
Northwest Florida's economic and quality of place assets are ideally-suited for attracting business prospects in need of project-ready industrial sites.”
Larry Sassano
President, Florida's Great Northwest


Contact Us

Gulf Power Company     Economic Development

Rick Byars 850-444-6750 crbyars@southernco.com
Jennifer Conoley 850-872-3224 jconoley@southernco.com