Top 10 Reasons to do Business in Palm Beach County

Published Tuesday, January 2, 2018

1. Our business-friendly tax structure provides one of the most favorable tax environments in the nation.


2. Palm Beach County is centrally located within the tri-county area (Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties) with 5.8 million potential employees and consumers

3. Palm Beach County is known as an innovative hub to 13 major industry clusters: 



4. It’s a collaborative environment where key business, government and education leaders share a vision of cutting-edge technologies and innovations. For example, Florida Atlantic University is home to two world-class research facilities, Scripps Florida and the Max Planck Florida Institute, where students and local biotechnology companies conduct research with the world’s best scientists.


5. There’s plenty of educational options with over 110 top-rated private schools, over 180 quality public schools, 41 charter schools, and six major institutions of higher learning offering everything from technical certifications to doctorate degrees. 12 Palm Beach County schools made it into U.S. News’ list of the nation’s top 2,000 high schools.


6. There’s a large pool of skilled and educated workers. Palm Beach County’s professionals are culturally and linguistically diverse, speaking 38 languages and providing additional competitive advantages to employers in the global marketplace.



7. There’s access to three ports, three international airports, and a high-speed passenger rail on Brightline. Palm Beach International Airport ranked the third best airport in the U.S. and the sixth best in the world by Conde Nast Traveler.



8. There’s plenty of office and industrial properties and over 40 shovel ready sites. View them by clicking here. 



9. With 39 cities, there’s plenty of places to live that have low costs of living and are great places to raise a family.



10. Palm Beach County has the best quality of life with over 400 cultural venues and organizations, over 170 golf courses, and is home to The Winter Equestrian Festival, U.S. Open Polo Championship, Honda Classic, Boca Raton Bowl, and spring training for the Miami Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Houston Astros, and Washington Nationals.







#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