Florida First Sites

VentureCrossings®

10 acres Currently Under Development

This versatile industrial and technology park in Bay County will soon have a new tenant, GKN Aerospace. The park has room to grow with an additional 185 acres of developable property adjacent to an international airport. This location allows the potential for 24/7 operations and transportation options via air, land or sea.

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

    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


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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