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Friday, July 24, 2020

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD BRINGS DECISION MAKERS TOGETHER TO PROVIDE UPDATES TO THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Friday, July 24, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) brought together hundreds of business leaders throughout the County to directly bring updates regarding COVID-19. The biggest takeaway: We must all work together to get through this. Here’s what you need to know from the BDB's Tele Town Hall Call today.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

PALM BEACH COUNTY WILL REMAIN A LOGICAL CHOICE FOR LOGISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Business Development Board hosted a “State of Palm Beach County’s Distribution and Logistics Industry” to gain insight from government and business leaders about the steps to keep moving forward and ensure supply chain availability. Palm Beach County is home to 15 major distribution facilities that occupy about 5 million sq. ft. of space, as well as at least 75 corporate headquarters. This topic is one that affects every sector in Palm Beach County, so industry experts Kevin Thibault of Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Manny Almira of Port of Palm Beach, Dale Kloss of Distribution by Air, and Chris Carr of Andersen Material Handling shared current challenges and strategies while navigating COVID-19.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

PALM BEACH COUNTY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD LAUNCHES NEW “INVEST LOCAL” CAMPAIGN

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) unveiled a collaborative, multi-platform campaign to create awareness about the vital importance of supporting local businesses. In an effort to generate support for local businesses and help bolster Palm Beach County’s “recovery economy,” a 40-foot banner was installed on the west wall of its West Palm Beach headquarters at 310 Evernia Street that encourages businesses and citizens to buy local, meet local, eat local, stay local, play local, dine local, etc. This message will also appear in hundreds of email signatures, email campaigns and newsletters over the next six months from members of the business community, as well as the Economic Council of Palm Beach County.

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Life Sciences and the New Normal – An Update from the BDB Life Science Advisory Council

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

As the world continues to combat Covid-19, Palm Beach County’s life science leaders are navigating the new normal with cutting-edge research, partnerships, and discoveries. Today, the Business Development Board’s Life Science Advisory Council, a group comprised of Palm Beach County’s top scientific leaders, shared behind- the-scenes updates on new developments in the sector.

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Thursday, June 4, 2020

EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD WEIGH IN ON PALM BEACH COUNTY’S FUTURE MARKETPLACE

Posted by: BDB Blog on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, industrial and commercial real estate leaders heard local, national and international perspectives from real estate experts at the Business Development Board’s virtual Real Estate Roundtable meeting. This particular meeting brought leaders from across the world to take a look at “Trends in the Marketplace Post COVID-19”, sponsored by Jesse Flowers of CenterState Bank and Moderated by Christopher Thomson of Cushman & Wakefield.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Professional Associations in West Palm Beach, FL Can Expand Your Business

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 9:15:00 am Comments (0)

If you've recently started a business in South Florida or relocated your business from another area, then you may be feeling a bit lost in the new environment.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

AVENTUSOFT AWARDED $3M TO EXPAND LIFE-SAVING INVENTION IN BOCA RATON

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of Aventusoft, the inventor of the “HEMOTAG CPAS” cardiac diagnostic system, in Boca Raton. The company announced today that it was awarded an additional $3 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). Aventusoft plans to add 10 new jobs at its office located at 3651 FAU Blvd, #400 in Boca Raton and will create a capital investment of $6 million through the expansion.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

MPLT HEALTHCARE EMPLOYS 131 AT NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the City of Boca Raton, and the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce the relocation of MPLT Healthcare, a nationwide leader in healthcare and physician staffing. In addition to the move, the company plans to add 75 new jobs to its existing workforce. The new 23,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters will be located at 3701 FAU Boulevard, Suite 300, in Boca Raton with a capital investment of $1,530,000.

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

COUNTY-WIDE WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO HELP LOCAL COMPANIES NAVIGATE COVID19

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

As businesses across our region and the globe continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, in partnership with Palm Beach County, local chambers of commerce and municipalities,  is launching www.BizHelpPBC.com to assist companies in their efforts to access assistance needed for full recovery.   

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

How to Begin Your Relocation or Expansion Process in Palm Beach County

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 9:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board is your one-stop-shop for information on business investments in Palm Beach County.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

EAGLE SECURITY EXPANDS TO BELLE GLADE

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of Eagle Security Services Inc., a company in the infotech sector located in West Palm Beach with plans to grow services into Belle Glade. Eagle Security’s growth is a result of a new contract in the Glades Region and is in the process of hiring 10 local employees to support this. The company provides corporate security, including event protection, electronic surveillance, and consulting. Other services include manned guarding, CCTV surveillance, alarm response and key holding. 

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Monday, April 6, 2020

LOCAL BEVERAGE SUPPLIER EXPANDS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Posted by: Kristen Boyd on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Niagara Bottling LLC announced plans to expand its Palm Beach County operations, with the assistance of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB). Responding to increased demand for bottled water, the company added two new production lines at its 409,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility located in the Palm Beach Park of Commerce.

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Small Business Expansion: The Truth and the Myth

Posted by: Site Administrator on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:30:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board has a team of experts trained and ready to help your business gain access to the incentives available, on both the county and state government levels.

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Monday, March 9, 2020

INTEGRITY IMPLANTS TO ADD 100 STEM JOBS IN PALM BEACH GARDENS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Integrity Implants Inc., a fast-growing life science start-up headquartered in Palm Beach County, offers innovative products and solutions for challenging spinal surgeries. Integrity Implants recently relocated to a new built-to-suit corporate headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, providing space to shepherd its unique products from conception to design testing to delivery.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

PALM BEACH GARDENS CORPORATE OFFICE, MERCHANT LYNX SERVICES, PLANS TO GROW WORKFORCE TO 180 BY 2021 IN ORDER TO SUPPORT CONTINUED GROWTH

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of Merchant Lynx Services, a leader in credit card processing, with more than 1,500 local merchants in Palm Beach County. The company currently employs 68 people at the Palm Beach Gardens Headquarters and plans to add 30 new jobs, acquire 50 agents, and hire 40 new contractors by the end of the year. Merchant Lynx has offices in New York, Boston, Chicago, Maryland, Orlando and Georgia, but continues to select Palm Beach County for its home base through multiple expansions over the years. The most recent move was into a 20,000 sq. ft. LEED certified facility in Palm Beach Gardens, which houses all departments to eliminate outsourcing and especially keep customer service in the US.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

THE NORTH WEST COMPANY SELECTS BOCA RATON FOR INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The North West Company, a leading retailer, has announced the relocation of its International headquarters to Boca Raton. The North West Company provides products and services to underserved rural communities and urban neighborhood markets primarily in Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands and the Caribbean.  With support from the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the City of Boca Raton, the new U.S. headquarters has relocated to 5901 Northwest Broken Sound Parkway #500 in a 9,300 sq. ft. office space with 35 employees.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

NANO DIMENSION MOVES ITS MAIN COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY TO USA

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Nano Dimension Ltd. (Nasdaq, TASE: NNDM), a leading Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) provider, announced today the establishment of its headquarters for the Americas in South Florida.

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 10:15:00 am Comments (0)

At the Business Development Board, we count with the resources and tools you will need to propel your business into the direction of growth and success.  For more information on our services and other details, feel free to reach out to us at (561) 835-1008 or visit our website, https://www.bdb.org.

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SCHOOL DISTRICT AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD CONNECT 1,200 PALM BEACH COUNTY STUDENTS WITH LOCAL EMPLOYERS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

Today, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) and the School District of Palm Beach County partnered on a record-breaking annual event, the Claim Your Future Showcase. More than 1,200 local high school students from 27 different schools convened at the Palm Beach County Convention Center to meet and interact with 50 diverse companies.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

NEW GAMEPLAN: MISFITS GAMING GROUP CHOOSES BOCA RATON FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Posted by: Site Administrator on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the City of Boca Raton, and Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, is pleased to announce the relocation of Misfits Gaming Group, an esports and gaming leader in the information technology industry. The company will create 30 new jobs with average salaries of $95,500, investing over $1.35 million into its new 18,000 sq. ft. corporate headquarters in Boca Raton.

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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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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NEW TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES MENTAL HEALTH AND CREATES JOBS IN BOCA RATON

Posted by: Site Administrator on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of ReachLink, a local life science startup growing its corporate headquarters in Boca Raton. The company will add 50 new jobs with an average wage higher than $60,656. ReachLink provides evidence-based, cost-effective tele-therapy that is available on-demand. ReachLink is located at the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University. 

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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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#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 Carrier 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 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