Press Releases

COMPANY ANNOUNCES PLANS TO RELOCATE TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Business Development Board  (BDB) is pleased to announce Convergence Investment Partners is relocating from Grafton, Wisconsin to the city of Palm Beach Gardens.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD SMOOTHS THE WAY FOR TWO COMPANIES IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Thursday, June 28, 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: I am pleased to announce that the BDB has facilitated the addition of two prestigious companies to Palm Beach County’s business community:  The fast-growing Chicago-based investment advisory and financial planning firm Cresset Wealth Advisors and the global manufacturer Mueller Industries, Inc. will both open offices at CityPlace Tower in Downtown West Palm Beach.

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. 

HUNDREDS OF JOBS COMING TO PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Friday, April 20, 2018

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) held its quarterly luncheon yesterday where Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO of the BDB, announced several new projects that will create hundreds of new jobs.  

UTC CENTER FOR INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS TO SERVE AS GLOBAL CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS FOR UTC CLIMATE, CONTROLS & SECURITY

Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Palm Beach County and the City of Palm Beach Gardens, is pleased to announce that United Technologies, the world’s largest provider of building technologies, will add 100 new jobs at its new $115 million, 224,000-square-foot UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings, located at 13995 Pasteur Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens.

BDB AND SCHOOL DISTRICT HOST 3RD ANNUAL CAREER SHOWCASE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Published Wednesday, February 7, 2018

The BDB worked with the School District and CareerSource Palm Beach County to bring together high schools and local companies so that students could learn about career paths and the possibilities that are open to them as the county continues to attract more employers.

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BOARD OF PALM BEACH COUNTY LAUNCHES WORKFORCE ANALYSIS TO ENSURE CONTINUING BUSINESS RELOCATION SUCCESS

Published Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (“BDB”) today launched a comprehensive workforce study to analyze the area’s labor force, as part of its ongoing commitment to keep Palm Beach County a premier business destination.

BDB ASSISTS BELCAN TO EXPAND OPERATIONS IN PALM BEACH COUNTY

Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, and the City of West Palm Beach, is pleased to announce that Belcan, a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services, will expand operations in Palm Beach County, creating 200 new jobs. The company currently employs approximately 600 Floridians throughout the state. This expansion will be an investment of over $3 million in the Palm Beach County community.

Investors

Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America BB&T CareerSource Centennial Bank
DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL
GL Homes GliddenSpina + Partners Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase LRP Publications
MBAF Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Palm Beach Park of Commerce Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal TD Bank Tortoise Properties
Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital