Welcome to Bay County, Florida!

We are thrilled to have you in our community and hope you are enjoying our unsurpassed quality of life and exceptional business climate. The Bay Economic Development Alliance’s (Bay EDA) mission is to help diversify our local economy by attracting new and expanding businesses that are making significant investments and creating quality jobs. Our public and private partners are committed to growing quality jobs in the targeted sectors of aviation and aerospace, technology, advanced manufacturing, distribution, and logistics.

The last five years have been hallmark years for economic development in Bay County, bringing nearly 2,000 new jobs to the area with a total capital investment of approximately $350 million. 2021 will be another record year, and we look forward to building upon the growth.

The Bay EDA’s team of professionals are available to confidentially assist those interested in doing business in Bay County with the following services:
  1. Confidential Project Management
  2. Site Selection
  3. Customized Research
  4. Demographic and Labor Market Analysis
  5. State and Local Incentives Assistance
  6. Permitting Assistance
  7. Workforce Development
  8. Public/Private Partnerships
  9. Real Estate Marketing
Once you are settled, we hope to have the opportunity to meet you and would love for you to help us spread the word about the great assets here. For more information, please visit BayEDA.com, or give us a call at (850) 215-9965. Our staff would be delighted to assist you with your expansion or relocation needs.