Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are pumping money into U.S. businesses and setting up corporate offices in the tri-county region, and that's creating jobs.more»
Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for May 2014 is 5.9 percent, down 1.4 percentage points from the May 2013 rate of 7.3 percent, and falling below both the national and state rate of 6.1 percent, (all numbers not seasonallymore»
United Technologies Corp. recently opened Pratt & Whitney’s $63.7 million West Palm Beach, Florida, Engine Center. Company officials report the newly built facility is already slated for an additional $25 million upgrade, as part of a new manufacturing project.more»
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to celebrate the official opening of a new facility located on the campus of Pratt & Whitney.more»
South Florida is considered an "American Dream" place, where residents believe that they are working for and achieving a better life for their families and future generations, according to a new study released Friday.
The region of Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach is one of seven cited in the study by Xavier University’s Center for the Study of the American Dream and The Burghard Group.
Florida Atlantic University has signed a lease to install the world’s first ocean current energy test site for small-scale turbines 13 miles off the Fort Lauderdale coast, FAU officials said Tuesday.more»
Palm Beach State College will get $6 million from the Florida Legislature this year toward construction of the first building on its new campus in Loxahatchee Groves.more»