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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Palm Beach County is the Perfect Location for Your Business

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 9:45:00 am Comments (0)

The tools, resources, and services offered by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County can help you develop your business into the thriving success it should be. Click here to read and learn more about us.

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Sunday, December 29, 2019

5 Tips for Hiring C-Level Executives for Your Growing Business

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 11:15:00 am Comments (0)

As an entrepreneur in Palm Beach County, finding ways to build your business and support the community can be challenging. Finding an establishing the right team of talented, knowledgeable professionals who share your vision can be both time consuming and costly.   

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Friday, December 27, 2019

BDB PUTS PALM BEACH COUNTY ON THE MAP IN HOUSTON, TEXAS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 8:00:00 am Comments (0)

Earlier this month, the Business Development Board (BDB), Palm Beach County's official economic development resource, traveled on a National outreach mission to Houston, Texas to ensure that Palm Beach County remains a competitive business location to site consultants across the nation.

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

LIVE, WORK, PLAY VIBE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY STANDS OUT IN STATEWIDE PUBLICATION

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 9:00:00 am Comments (0)

Palm Beach County’s live-work-play vibe is more alive than ever when taking a look at the different rankings in Florida Trend’s most recent magazine. The county offers some of the largest hospitals in the state, innovative workforce enhancements, and some of the best restaurant in the state for foodies to enjoy. It’s simply a lifestyle that is unique to only Palm Beach County. Check out the rankings in the Florida Trend’s recent December 2019 issue.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Corporate Relocation Services in Palm Beach County with the BDB

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

If you’re looking to relocate your corporate headquarters or expand your business in South Florida, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is always ready and able to lend you a hand.

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

BDB MEMBERS LOOK INTO THE FUTURE OF OFFICE SPACE

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, BDB members, primarily industrial and commercial real estate leaders, convened at the City of West Palm Beach for the BDB's Quarterly Real Estate Roundtable. As the economy is heading into year 2020, the main topic discussed included trends in office space, from concept all the way to construction.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY LIFE SCIENCES WINS BIG AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Attracting the largest and most prestigious life sciences companies with nearly 500 life science professionals from Florida and throughout the country, Palm Beach County’s life science industry and entrepreneurial ecosystem shined bright at BioFlorida's annual conference. A local company won the "David Gury Company of the Year Award", a local female won the "Leadership Award" and several Palm Beach County-based female led companies were in attendance, showcasing females fueling the future of biotech.

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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Make the Most Out of Business Networking in Palm Beach County

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board is a private, not-for-profit corporation founded in 1982 by the Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Council, and other business leaders. The Business Development Board is designated by the State of Florida and The Palm Beach County Commission as Palm Beach County's official economic development organization.

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

BDB LIFE SCIENCE NEWSLETTER - A YEAR IN REVIEW

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

This year, more than 10 life science companies have relocated to or expanded in Palm Beach County, creating more than 500 high salary jobs. Here's a recap of the BDB's 2018-2019 fiscal year. 

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Business Development Board, a Non-Profit Organization in West Palm Beach, FL

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

At the Business Development Board, we have the resources and tools you will need to propel your business into the direction of growth and success in Palm Beach County - the perfect business climate!

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Friday, August 30, 2019

NEW INDUSTRIAL SPACE TO BRING $10M CAPITAL INVESTMENT TO RIVIERA BEACH

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 9:00:00 am Comments (1)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Johnson Development Associates, Inc. (JDA), a multi-division real estate developer based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has acquired an industrial site in Riviera Beach. The company will construct a 120,282 sq. ft. light industrial building located at 1301 President Barack Obama Highway, which will have a capital investment of approximately $10 million into the local economy.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

WINNING THE GAME IN WORKFORCE TALENT

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (1)

Together, industry and education leaders have been making changes after the Business Development Board took a deep dive into analyzing Palm Beach County’s workforce. Last year, 100 pages worth of data were presented to stakeholders throughout the county after the launch of a comprehensive workforce study, funded by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Fast foreword a year later and local stakeholders have gained a crisp perspective of what gaps need to be filled to ensure a top-notch workforce. Partnerships have been announced, connections have been made, and introductions have turned into new programs, thanks to the collaborative environment in Palm Beach County.

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BDB FUELS THE GROWTH OF SUNSHINE BIOFUELS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce Sunshine Biofuels, a biofuel manufacturing company that has developed alternative fuels to substitute diesel, has recently expanded its current production capacity from five million gallons to twenty million gallons per year, making it the first and now largest Renewable Diesel manufacturer in the State of Florida.

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STRIDES ACQUIRES USFDA APPROVED FACILITY IN RIVIERA BEACH

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

August 28, 2019 - RIVIERA BEACH, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Strides Pharma, one of the world's largest manufacturers of soft gelatin capsules (SGC), has acquired Micelle BioPharma located in Riviera Beach. Strides Pharma will occupy the full 90,000 sq. ft. facility and employ 150 people. The company plans to invest over $10 million into the local economy.

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Friday, August 16, 2019

CORPORATE HQ TO EMPLOY UP TO 200 IN BOCA RATON

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

August 16, 2019 - BOCA RATON, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that FlexShopper, a leading national online lease-to-own (“LTO”) eCommerce marketplace and LTO payment solution, plans to employ up to 200 people at its new corporate headquarters in Boca Raton. The company consolidated multiple locations into one large headquarters located at 901 Yamato Road, Suite 260. It leased a 21,622 sq. ft. facility, completed in August 2019.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

The Business Development Board (BDB) Finds New Initiatives for the County

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, also known as BDB, is a non-profit organization whose goal it is to contribute to Palm Beach County’s economic growth, business diversity, and the county’s vitality.

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY AEROSPACE HUB ATTRACTS NEW COMPANY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

August 7, 2019, PALM BEACH COUNTY – CYIENT Defense Services, an engineering and technology company, worked with the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) to tap into the local aerospace industry, resulting in an expansion that will support the sector through machining of precision aerospace hardware and engineering services. CYIENT plans to create 50 new jobs in addition to its current work force of 150 with an average salary of $85,000. Located at 15300 Park of Commerce Blvd in Unincorporated Jupiter, it has invested over $3.5 million into its new 30,000 sq. ft. facility.

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY FEATURED 22 TIMES IN STATEWIDE MAGAZINE

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (1)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) not only assists corporate relocations and expansions, but also supports local companies and promotes the area as much as possible. In Florida Trend’s most recent magazine, Palm Beach County-based activity is prominent, thanks to recent economic development and community collaboration efforts. 

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

BDB SHARES HOW TO BECOME A STAND OUT BUSINESS

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Business Development Board participated on a panel to share with attendees how to “Become a Stand Out Business.” The event was hosted by Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Venture X in West Palm Beach. The panelists shared with the crowd of 80 how to rise above the competition when running a business.

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Why Does My Business Need Corporate Relocation Services in Palm Beach County?

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

If you’re considering a move to South Florida, there’s no better way to get the assistance you need than by reaching out to the Palm Beach County Business Development Board to assist with your corporate relocation.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

NIAGARA BOTTLING HOSTS CAREER FAIR TO EMPLOY 25 LOCAL RESIDENTS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Niagara Bottling, a leading beverage manufacturer, is hosting a career fair on Wednesday, June 19th and Thursday, June 20th at CareerSource, in West Palm Beach, to hire approximately 25 local residents.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Business Development Board: A Reliable Non-Profit Organization in West Palm Beach

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Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board can provide you with the toolkit every business owner needs in their effort to move their business forward and turn their vision into reality. 

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Friday, May 31, 2019

AWARD-WINNING STRATEGIES BRING INNOVATION TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

May 2019 - The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) accepted several awards this past month recognizing innovative strategies in Palm Beach County. Thanks to Florida Economic Development Council and Palm Beach County Medical Society, the BDB’s initiatives growing the life science sector and creative marketing efforts promoting Palm Beach County as a premier business location have been nationally recognized. 

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

BDB SBIR WORKSHOP FUELS SUCCESS FOR LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR†

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Last year, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in collaboration with a group of local entrepreneurial support organizations including FAU Tech Runway, Palm Beach Tech, Small Business Development Center, and the Research Park, brought the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program to Palm Beach County, a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. This workshop supported the growth of home-grown life sciences start-ups and one of the success stories is SciKey Diagnostics. 

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Need Business Networking in Palm Beach County?

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Friday, April 26, 2019

Looking to Partner with Non-Profit Organizations in West Palm Beach, FL?

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

BDB FINANCIAL SERVICES TASK FORCE BRINGS EXPERTISE IN ATTRACTING NEW COMPANIES TO PBC

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the BDB convened members of the Business Financial Services task force and met at the BDB office.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

LOCAL BUSINESSES CELEBRATE GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY

Posted by: Site Administrator on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

In honor of 2019 Global Meetings Industry Day, over 100 business and tourism leaders convened to discuss the impact of business travel around the world at an event hosted by Discover the Palm Beaches on April 4, 2019.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY CONSIDERED NATIONíS EAST COAST HQ FOR ENGINEERS WEEK EVENT

Posted by: Site Administrator on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA - There’s only two places in the world that host the annual Engineers Week Honors and Awards Banquet to recognizing outstanding contributions by individuals in the fields of engineering, education, and special fields of work and public service; California and West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

LIFE SCIENCE ENTREPRENEUR CHOOSES JUPITER OVER BOSTON

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the Town of Jupiter are pleased to announce a new addition to Jupiter’s growing bioscience sector. Alphazyme, a developer, manufacturer and global distributor of enzymes, will expand its operations to fulfill its goal of becoming the world’s premier partner for custom, industrial-scale, molecular biology enzymes from its headquarters in Jupiter, Florida.

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#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC
Nova Southeastern University Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company)
Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc. RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal Stiles-Nicholson Foundation
TD Bank Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital