Florida First Sites

VentureCrossings®

This versatile industrial and technology park in Bay County has 10 acres currently under development – read about the expansion details in the “Announcements” section below. It also has an additional 185 acres of developable property for new tenants with adjacency to an international airport. This location allows the potential for 24/7 operations and transportation options via air, land or sea.

Announcement

February 2017 This industrial and technology park will soon have its second tenant, GKN Aerospace. The company is currently under construction of its 135,000 square foot facility. Read more about the company's decision to locate in Bay County for their first Florida facility here.

Site Readiness

Acreage 195 total; 10 acres under development, 111 contiguous, 185 available
County Bay
City Panama City
Latitude, Longitude 30.332435, -85.809574
Airport Adjacent to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)
Port 20 miles from Port Panama City
Rail Site is not rail served, but the area is served by the Bay Line Railroad, a short line freight railroad operated by Genesee & Wyoming which interchanges with CSX and Norfolk and Southern
Interstate & US Highway 5 miles from Hwy 79 & 30 miles from I-10
Electric Gulf Power Company: Underground 12.47 kV 3-phase distribution onsite
Natural Gas TECO People's Gas: 6-inch line with 60 psi
Water Bay County Water: 10-inch, 24-inch and 40-inch lines surround site with 33 mgd available capacity
Sewer Bay County Utilities Services: 8-inch main at northeast corner
Telecommunications AT&T: Infrastructure onsite

* Data provided by site owner

Demographics

Population 2016 2018
10 miles 20,055 20,993
20 miles 174,595 180,838
50 miles 433,425 450,546
Median Age 2016 2018
10 miles 41.2 42.6
20 miles 40.1 41.8
50 miles 41.1 41.7
Talent (50 miles) 2016
Employed 183,442
Unemployed 15,951
Unemployment Rate 8.0%

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

Advantages

With commercial and industrial land for sale, lease or development, VentureCrossings® Enterprise Centre at West Bay in Panama City Beach, Florida, offers a strategic location for those seeking to launch, expand or consolidate a business. Numerous real estate options exist — Pad-Ready sites, Build-to-Suit construction as well as thousands of acres of developable land — offering businesses flexibility and capacity to grow. The location allows for the potential for 24/7 operations and for transportation options via air, land or sea.

Anchored by Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, major arterial highways and several Florida Gulf coast military installations, this growing commercial hub can provide the connections and solutions for your expanding business. A premier location, affordable land, and a motivated workforce with numerous training and educational facilities nearby create a nurturing environment for businesses. VentureCrossings® is the place to be.

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

    Site 2

    Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10
    Milton, FL

    Site 3

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

  • Site 4

    Okaloosa Industrial Air Park
    Crestview, FL

    Site 5

    DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport
    DeFuniak Springs, FL

    Site 6

    VentureCrossings®
    Panama City, FL

  • Site 7

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

    Site 8

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

    Site 09

    Marianna Airport Commerce Park
    Marianna, FL

  • Site 1

    01

    Santa Rosa Industrial Park East
    Milton, FL

  • Site 2

    02

    Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10
    Milton, FL

  • Site 3

    03

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

  • Site 4

    04

    Okaloosa Industrial Air Park
    Crestview, FL

  • Site 5

    05

    DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport
    DeFuniak Springs, FL

  • Site 6

    06

    VentureCrossings®
    Panama City, FL

  • Site 7

    07

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

  • Site 8

    08

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

  • Site 9

    09

    Marianna Airport Commerce Park
    Marianna, FL


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Contact Us

Gulf Power Company     Economic Development

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