In a potential economic boost for a struggling corner of Palm Beach County, a Michigan-based manufacturer plans to build a 190-worker plant on the site of a former state prison in Belle Glade.
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This is the first year the Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy has been recognized on Fortune’s “Change the World” list, which honors businesses that have had a positive social impact. In compiling the annual list, Fortune said it also looks at business results, degree of innovation, and corporate integration of strategies.more»
Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for July is 4.0 percent, down from 4.4 percent a year ago. The county’s rate matches the state and is lower than the nation’s 4.1 percent rate (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest monthly reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.more»
Nearly a year after it rejected plans to create a new downtown office district to spur development, the West Palm Beach City Commission will reconsider the Okeechobee Business District (OBD) on Monday evening.more»
The Economic Council of Palm Beach County taps Michele Jacobs for President and CEO; the first female leader in the organization’s 45 year history.more»