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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is the official public/private economic development organization for Palm Beach County and Enterprise Florida. Founded in 1982 as a not-for-profit corporation, our primary purpose is to attract and retain new industry, business investment, high-quality jobs, and workforce development through corporate relocations, expansions, and international trade, stimulating economic energy, promoting business diversity, and enriching the County's vitality. The Business Development Board is essentially your one-stop resource for information on relocating your business to or expanding in Palm Beach County.  READ MORE...

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20-YEAR INDUSTRY VETERAN, NICK RUSSO, JOINS HOST.NET AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Published Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Host.net, a multinational provider of cloud, managed infrastructure and network services, announces today the appointment of Nick Russo as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO, Mr. Russo will be responsible for executing the company’s technical vision,

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CHRISTIAN J. JOHANNSEN, CCIM OF NAI/MERIN HUNTER CODMAN COMPLETED $38,650,000 OF 1031 EXCHANGE INVESTMENT SALES - SECURED $25,825,000 OF FINANCING

Published Monday, July 25, 2016

NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Inc., Palm Beach County’s leading commercial real estate services firm, is proud to announce that Christian J. Johannsen, CCIM, Managing Director of NAI/Merin Hunter Codman has executed three acquisitions to complete the outbound leg of an IRS Section 1031 Exchange totaling $38,650,000.

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PALM BEACH COUNTY ADDS 11,100 JOBS OVER THE YEAR, JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REFLECTS SEASONAL TREND

Published Friday, July 22, 2016

CareerSource Palm Beach County announced today that the county’s unemployment rate for June 2016 is 4.9 percent – down from 5.2 percent compared to a year ago. Palm Beach County’s rate matched that for the state (the 32nd consecutive month the county rate 

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AKERMAN ATTRACTS 30 LAWYERS IN TEXAS AND LOUISIANA FROM LITIGATION POWERHOUSE; OPENS NEW OFFICES IN HOUSTON, SAN ANTONIA, AUSTIN AND NEW ORLEANS

Published Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has attracted 30 litigators and trial lawyers from Beirne Maynard & Parsons, including Founding Partner Martin Beirne, Chairman Scott Marrs, Managing Partner Brit Brown and Appellate Practice Chair Terry Adams.

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RIVIERA BEACH MARINA VILLAGE ANNOUNCES FIRST TENANT

Published Monday, July 18, 2016

The Riviera Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) announces the signing of its first tenant for the Marina Event Center at Riviera Beach Marina Village.  Last Wednesday night, the CRA Board of Commissioners approved a lease for the Rafiki Tiki, to be owned and operated by longtime Riviera Beach business owner, Demetri Solloum.

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WGI HIRES SEVERAL NEW ASSOCIATES IN WEST PALM BEACH OFFICE

Published Friday, July 15, 2016

Wantman Group, Inc. (WGI) is pleased to announce the recent hire of five highly experienced associates across multiple divisions, a further testament to the firm’s steady but expansive growth in recent months:

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NEW PBSC STUDENT TRUSTEE WANTS TO HELP AND INSPIRE

Published Thursday, July 14, 2016

When David Hernandez enrolled full-time at Palm Beach State College in fall 2012, he never imagined that he would one day become the student trustee.

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NEW, NONSTOP SERVICE ON SUN COUNTRY AIRLINES FROM MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL TO PBI

Published Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is proud to announce seasonal, nonstop service between Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota and the Palm Beaches in a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines, the Twin Cities’ hometown airline.

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NEW PALM BEACH STATE VP FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS TO ZOOM IN ON GRADUATION RATES

Published Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Dr. Roger L. Yohe, who has nearly three decades of administrative and teaching experience at Arizona community colleges, has joined Palm Beach State College as the new vice president for academic affairs.

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EIGHT WGI EMPLOYEES EARN PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS

Published Thursday, July 7, 2016

WGI is pleased to announce eight of its employees have recently earned professional designations:

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