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PRATT & WHITNEY TO EXPAND OPERATIONS IN PBC

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and Palm Beach County, is pleased to announce that Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units will expand its operations in Palm Beach County. 

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PRATT & WHITNEY TO EXPAND OPERATIONS IN PBC

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and Palm Beach County, is pleased to announce that Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units will expand its operations in Palm Beach County.

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AMERICAN HERITAGE SCHOOL TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW FACILITY

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018

This will be a new multimillion dollar pre-engineering and scientific research facility. Stay tuned for an upcoming date.

 

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The CEO Forum

Published Saturday, May 19, 2018

The CEO Forum A CEO Event for Second-Stage Entrepreneurs Research Park at FAU and GrowFL cordially invite you to The CEO Forum, a program series that brings together leaders of established growth-stage businesses in a confidential setting to meet and learn from CEO peers who have grown in their companies into more advanced stages of business development. Wednesday, READ MORE...

PALM BEACH COUNTY’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR APRIL DROPPED TO THE LOWEST LEVEL IN A DOZEN YEARS - DOWN TO 3.3 PERCENT FROM 3.8 PERCENT A YEAR AGO AND BELOW MARCH’S 3.6 PERCENT

Published Friday, May 18, 2018

Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for April dropped to the lowest level in a dozen years – down to 3.3 percent from 3.8 percent a year ago and below March’s 3.6 percent. The county’s rate was lower than the state’s 3.4 percent and the nation’s 3.7 percent rates

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PITCHBOOK RANKS AKERMAN AMONG MOST ACTIVE M&A AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW FIRMS IN THE UNITED STATES FOR 2017 AND Q1 2018

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firms serving clients across the Americas, has been recognized by PitchBook as among the most active law firms in M&A and private equity in the United States, based on the number of private equity deals completed in 2017.

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SEVERAL ASSOCIATES JOIN WGI IN FLORIDA AND MICHIGAN OFFICES

Published Thursday, May 17, 2018

WGI is pleased to announce that several associates joined the firm’s Transportation and Parking Solutions Divisions in its Florida and Michigan Offices.

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WILLIAM T. DWYER AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARDS SIX TEACHERS AT ITS 34th ANNUAL EVENT

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. 

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THE KING’S ACADEMY NAMES CHRIS HOBBS ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The King’s Academy is pleased to announce that Chris Hobbs has accepted the position of Director of Athletics.

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STILES UNVEILS TRANSFORMED 200 EAST LAS OLAS CLASS A OFFICE TOWER

Published Monday, May 14, 2018

Stiles announced today that it has completed a $2 million renovation and rebranding of 200 East Las Olas, a 21-story, mixed-use office tower in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Stiles, which owns, manages and leases the property along with a global real estate investment manager

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