The Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees has voted to spend up to $4 million for architectural design, infrastructure and site work for the College’s fifth campus in Loxahatchee Groves.more»
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2012 project in the category of Partnerships with Educational Institutions for communities with populations greater than 500,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).more»
Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott, Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope, and manufacturing leaders recognized Florida manufacturers on the second annual National Manufacturing Day. The industry is a key part of Florida’smore»
Flanked by local leaders, as well as Florida realtors and homeowners, Governor Rick Scott today called on President Obama to fix the unfair National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) rate hike. The rate hikes will disproportionately affect Florida families and could harm Florida’s real estate market. The law, signed by President Obama, hurts homeowners by removing the rate “glide path” for flood insurance.more»
RELEASE PDF To hear Kelly Smallridge tell it, she’s leading a recruiting campaign that would rival anything college sports has to offer.
But the president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is chasing a financial type of athlete. Her recruits live in Boston, Greenwich and Manhattan – but not for long, if she has her way. Her mission is the wholesale commercial real estate revolution, with Palm Beach County becoming home to hedge funds, private equity firms and their spinoffs. In turn, their arrival will drive new commercial investment in offices, retail, restaurants and residences, increasing property
TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott today announced that the statewide unemployment rate for August 2013 dropped to 7.0 percent. This is down from 7.1 percent in May, June, and July 2013, and down 4.1 percentage points since December 2010. The statewide unemployment rate has remained below the national average of 7.3 percent for the sixth consecutive month. Florida has created 365,500 private sector jobs since December 2010.more»
The Riviera Beach Community Development Corporation (RBCDC) will receive $897,082 in federal funds to purchase and develop properties in the Parkview Manor South neighborhood in Riviera Beach. The funding, made available by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), was approved Sept. 10 by the Board of County Commissioners and awarded through a competitive bid process for Community Housing Development Corporations.more»