Press Releases

THE SHYFT GROUP EXPANDS ITS STROBES-R-US OPERATIONS INTO NEW 35,000 SQ. FT. FACILITY WITH PLANS TO HIRE ADDITIONAL PEOPLE IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) (“Shyft” or the “Company”), the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing and assembly for the commercial, retail, and service vehicle markets, announced plans to open an additional facility in Jupiter, Florida, in partnership with the Business Development Board, Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization.

AMAZON ANNOUNCES PLANS TO EXPAND IN PALM BEACH COUNTY, FLORIDA

Published Thursday, August 20, 2020

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, creating hundreds of full-time jobs. Amazon currently operates seven fulfillment and sortation centers in the state in Miami, Jacksonville, Davenport, Orlando, Ruskin, and Lakeland.

JUPITER CENTER FOR DISCOVERY BRINGS MORE LIFE SCIENCE LAB SPACE TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Tuesday, August 18, 2020

The Jupiter Center for Discovery will bring much needed high end laboratory space to Palm Beach County, a competitive edge that will attract more life science companies as they leave biotech hotspots like Cambridge, MA and Torrey Pines, CA. 

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

Published Friday, July 24, 2020

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.

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

Published Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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.

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

Published Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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.

MPLT HEALTHCARE EMPLOYS 131 AT NEW CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS

Published Monday, April 20, 2020

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.

COUNTY-WIDE WEBSITE LAUNCHED TO HELP LOCAL COMPANIES NAVIGATE COVID19

Published Thursday, April 16, 2020

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.   

Investors

#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