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March 30, 2020 – PALM BEACH COUNTY - As the nation works to combat a new set of circumstances presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is working with many partners to ensure the public and economic health of our residents and businesses.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE BDB’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS:
Company Growth Since October 2019
Over the past six months, quite a few companies chose Palm Beach County over other leading locations.
All of the companies are within high salary industries such as manufacturing, finance, infotech, life science, aviation/aerospace/engineering, distribution, and new corporate headquarters scattered throughout the county from Boca Raton to Jupiter. This demonstrates the importance of economic development and the Business Development Board will continue to foster growth for the local residents of Palm Beach County.
About Business Development Board
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is the official public/private economic development organization for Palm Beach County and Enterprise Florida. Founded in 1982 as a not-for-profit corporation, our primary purpose is to attract and retain new industry, business investment, high quality jobs and workforce development through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade. During the past five years, the BDB has assisted companies that have created more than 12,822 direct jobs with average salaries greater than $69,062, resulting in more than $777 million in capital investment to Palm Beach County and an economic impact that exceeds $6.87 billion. Additional information can be found at the BDB’s web site, BDB.org.