Innovation Location

Take time to take a look at Palm Beach County from a new perspective. Our educated workforce, multilingual skilled labor, training programs, incentives, intelligent infrastructure, and appealing corporate tax structure are set against the backdrop of an unparalleled lifestyle.



The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is ready to show you a new view of one of the most diverse destinations for business. For a personalized, confidential look at our competitive assets, call Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO, at 561.835.1008, email, or use the contact form.



Palm Beach County provides a robust environment for success and a competitive, business-friendly climate – organizations requiring specialized skills are drawn here because of high industry concentration, proximity to peers, and even the location of competitors. Creating new headquarters or a branch presence in Palm Beach County impacts image and brand with both your clients and your colleagues. Add to that our corporate tax structure, and you have an unparalleled view of continued success.

Florida's stable and highly favorable tax climate provides advantages that make us a profitable locale for every type of business. Incentives are available at the municipal, county, and state levels. The BDB can help you determine the programs most applicable for your unique needs, and we offer a wide range of free and confidential services – with an unparalleled view of your continued success.







We know a motivated and educated workforce is key to meeting the challenges for growth. 

  • Palm Beach County offers employers a large and talented pool of skilled workers
  • Our labor force is also more affordable compared to other competitive high-tech states, thanks to a favorable tax structure and a lower cost of living
  • In addition, Palm Beach County's professionals are culturally and linguistically diverse, speaking 38 languages and providing additional competitive advantages to employers in a global marketplace



  • The School District of Palm Beach County has been rated an "A" for eight consecutive years by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) and it is Florida's only urban school district with this distinction
  • Over 180,000 students are enrolled in our 185 public schools who speak 150 languages and dialects
  • Our public schools offer 279 award-winning Choice Programs and Career Academies
  • There are many well-respected private schools, as well as alternative schools, charter schools, schools with religious affiliations, academic academies, preschools, independent schools, music- and art-oriented academies, Montessori education, and much more
  • Palm Beach County is home to six colleges and universities, as well as numerous industry specific technical programs and certifications. For more about the state of education in Palm Beach County, visit



Palm Beach County is a gateway to delivering your business to clients, whether they're here, there, or around the globe. Our strategic location allows you access to trade and commerce with the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.

In Palm Beach County, we are:   

  • Centrally located 69 miles north of Miami and 144 miles southeast of Orlando as part of the Tri-County metro area comprised of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties
  • One of the largest counties in the eastern U.S. and third-most populous in the state
  • Home to Palm Beach International Airport, voted the third-best airport in the U.S. and the sixth-best in the world by readers of Conde Naste Traveler. It has approximately 200 daily flights on 13 airlines offering non-stop service to more than 25 destinations, with connecting service to destinations throughout the world.
  • The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth-busiest seaport in Florida and one of the top 20 container ports in the U.S. supporting both commercial freight and passenger cruise ship industries
  • Palm Beach County has a state-of-the-art transportation and logistics system including 1-95, Florida's Turnpike, commercial and private airports, and the Port, with easy access to two major railways, FEC and CSX. Tri-Rail and Palm Tran are commuter-friendly transportation systems, and Brightline, a new express train, launched service between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, with service from Miami to Orlando following soon


In today’s highly competitive business environment, every advantage counts. It is mission-critical to find a location that affords you every opportunity to be successful and as such, Palm Beach County excels in all of these areas: A well-educated workforce; a competitive business climate; myriad arts and cultural destinations, organizations, and activities; access to high-quality healthcare; a strong housing market; and a great place to raise a family.