Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for June 2014 is 6.1 percent, down 1.8 percentage points from the June 2013 rate of 7.9 percent, and below the national rate for nine consecutive months and Florida’s for four consecutive months. The nation’s unemployment rate for June 2014 is 6.3 percent and the state’s rate is 6.2 percent (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to information provided today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.more»
Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to the following general obligation (GO) bonds of Palm Beach County, Florida (the county):
With no tuition increases for three straight years, Palm Beach State College continues to have the lowest tuition in Florida among public four-year colleges and universities, and it now has the sixth lowest in the nation, according to newmore»
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.