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Published Friday, November 3, 2017

The Economic Council of Palm Beach County announced today that Michele Jacobs will join the organization as its chief strategy officer, effective immediately. Jacobs, who is a Palm Beach County resident, spent the last 10 years with the Forbes Company as their corporate director of marketing and operations for the Florida portfolio.

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Published Thursday, November 2, 2017

Something much larger than a luxury yacht was unveiled at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on Thursday.

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Published Friday, October 27, 2017

In a few years, the best waves in South Florida won’t be at the beach. They’ll be in northwest Palm Beach County at a wave park designed by surfing legend Kelly Slater.

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Published Thursday, October 26, 2017

Economic development teams in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are working together to reel in a whopper: Amazon’s second corporate headquarters.

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Published Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Amazon HQ2—New York, New York is calling.

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Published Friday, October 20, 2017

Reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for September 2017 dropped to the lowest level in a decade. The county’s 3.6 percent rate also dropped 1.6 percentage points below the year ago rate of 5.2 percent and the 4.4 percent rate for August.

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Published Friday, September 29, 2017

 Read Florida Trend's article featuring Palm Beach County.  

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Published Friday, September 15, 2017

As Florida and Palm Beach County continue recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma, CareerSource Palm Beach County announced a bit of good news today -- the county’s 4.4 percent unemployment rate for August 2017 dropped below the year-ago rate of 5.3 percent.

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