BDB Retention Response Program

As COVID-19 restrictions increase, Palm Beach County businesses may experience some inconveniences. Please keep in mind the BDB’s economic development services, free of charge. Use this organization as a tool to keep everyone employed at your company. 

The BDB offers free and confidential services including:

  • Site inventory on available industrial buildings, land and office space are provided through our state-of-the-art computerized tracking system.
  •  Site tours personally conducted by our Business Relocation and Expansion Staff.
  •  Information on grants, assistance, and financial incentives available through the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, and local municipalities.
  •  Introductions to the CareerSource Palm Beach County employee-training programs.
  •  Introductions to public and private educational institutions.
  •  Introductions to elected officials and local business leaders.
  •  Review of available housing and cost of living.
  •  Government zoning and permitting information.
  •  Local buyer and supplier information.
  •  Demographics and labor market information.
  •  Available services and rates for utilities, communication, and transportation.
  •  Introductions to banks, law firms, employment agencies, accounting firms, and all other appropriate suppliers.
  •  Technical presentations tailored to company's specific location requirements.
  •  Overview of Palm Beach County’s lifestyle, including recreational and cultural amenities.
  •  Research Services.

 

We can also connect you with any of the following organizations, which all have programs in place to help local businesses:

 

Please contact any of the BDB's Development Team:

Kelly Smallridge, President and CEO
ksmallridge@bdb.org
  
Gary Hines, Senior Vice President, Administration
ghines@bdb.org

Shereena Coleman, Vice President, Business Facilitation & The Glades Region
scoleman@bdb.org

Tim Dougher, Vice President, Business Recruitment, Retention and Expansion
tdougher@bdb.org

Robert Mino, Vice President, Life Sciences
rmino@bdb.org

Shawn Rowan, Vice President, Business Recruitment, Retention and Expansion
srowan@bdb.org

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