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Published Tuesday, November 27, 2018

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) completed its $30 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins, laying out a plan to emerge as an aerospace-focused company that comprises the newly formed Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, UTC announced on November 27.

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Published Monday, November 19, 2018

FULL RELEASE PDF The Economic Council of Palm Beach County announced last week that Benjamin Durgan will join the organization as its Governmental Affairs and Communications Director, effective immediately. Durgan, who is a Palm Beach County native, most recently served as Chief of Staff to Senator Bobby Powell, Jr.

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Published Friday, November 16, 2018

Palm Beach County job seekers have many reasons to be thankful this holiday season, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted):

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Published Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Though South Florida was not Amazon’s choice for its HQ2, the tricounty area may still reap benefits from having been part of the selection process and making it to the finalist stage, according to site consultants and economic development experts.

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Published Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Palm Beach County, Florida is one of the fastest-growing areas for business growth in the U.S., with dozens of companies moving and expanding here during the past five years. 

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Published Thursday, November 8, 2018

United Technologies Corp. has leased penthouse space in downtown West Palm Beach that will serve as the executive offices of the company’s expanded aerospace division, further cementing UTC’s growing presence in Palm Beach County, a UTC spokesman confirmed on Wednesday.

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Published Thursday, November 8, 2018

Following a bus tour of the abandoned Glades Correctional Institution in September 2013, Belle Glade City Manager Lomax Harrelle convinced Gov. Rick Scott to find a way to make the former prison property available as a possible site for businesses to locate in the Glades area.

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Published Monday, November 5, 2018

Downtown West Palm Beach is making a name for itself in the tech world with more companies choosing South Florida over Silicon Valley.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America BB&T CareerSource Centennial Bank
DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL
GL Homes GliddenSpina + Partners Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase LRP Publications
MBAF Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Palm Beach Park of Commerce Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company) Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc.
RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal TD Bank Tortoise Properties
Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital