Welcome to Bay County, Florida!

Bay County is located in the heart of Florida’s Great Northwest overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Along with its world-renowned beaches, Bay County boasts an educated and enthusiastic workforce which creates a wonderful business environment.

To find out more information about the exciting opportunities Bay County has to offer, explore the information throughout the site or please contact us.

EDA News

Redpine Healthcare Technologies Announces Location to Panama City, Fla.
Company to Add 410 New Jobs

(July 12, 2011 – Panama City, FL) Redpine Healthcare Technologies, Inc. (Redpine) will move its corporate headquarters and software development company from Spokane, Wash. to Bay County, Fla., the company announced Tuesday. Redpine is projected to hire more than 100 employees within its first year of operations, growing to 410 employees by the end of 2015. The average annual wage of the jobs will be $49,155 – 150 percent of Bay County’s average annual salary. The company expects to be operational by September 2011 and will be located on the fourth floor of the Hancock Bank Center at 1022 West 23rd St. in Panama City.

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Panama City – Panama City Beach Ranks as the
#1 Pro-Business Beach Community in the South

Southern Business & Development magazine ranked Panama City-Panama City Beach, FL the number one Top 10 Pro-Business Beach Community in the South. The Panama City – Bay County area was selected because of the community’s pro-business spirit, collection of economic development assets and its warm, Southern hospitality. The area outranked other Florida beach communities such as Pensacola, Jacksonville, Palm Beach and St. Petersburg.


Panama City Ranks #1 in Magazine for Company
Executives and Site Selectors

Business Facilities magazine ranked Panama City, FL number one of ten locations for Top 10 Metro Areas for Economic Growth Potential for communities with a population of less than 200,000. Panama City was selected because one of the nation’s largest economic development initiatives is taking shape and transforming the economic assets of the community.  The new Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport with its 10,000 foot runway, new terminal and 1,300 acres for future development, surrounded by West Bay, one of the nation’s largest master planned communities, together are creating a new regional economic center.    



















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