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Published Friday, November 6, 2020

In South Florida, the COVID-19 pandemic pressed the brakes on years of continuous growth. For Palm Beach County, however, a decadeslong focus on economic diversification, especially in the financial and lending space, led by the Business Development Board (BDB) proved to pay dividends in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Published Thursday, October 22, 2020

Elliott Management, a $41 billion hedge fund manager, has selected West Palm Beach for its corporate headquarters. Employing a total of 466 people across the world, the firm is relocating its main office to West Palm Beach from Midtown Manhattan.

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Published Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Wealthy Americans are snapping up multimillion-dollar homes in exclusive resort communities as the coronavirus pandemic continues to fuel a work-from-home lifestyle that no longer tethers workers to the office five days a week. 

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Published Friday, September 18, 2020

Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for August fell to 8.0 percent from 11.6 percent in July, marking a significant improvement in the county’s employment picture.

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Published Friday, September 4, 2020

Rock star Jon Bon Jovi and billionaire investment guru Charles R. Schwab are a few of the uber-wealthy people who’ve bought mansions in the town of Palm Beach this year, a trend that’s only accelerated amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Published Friday, August 21, 2020

Amazon announced this week that it will build a fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area.

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Published Thursday, June 4, 2020

Today, industrial and commercial real estate leaders heard local, national and international perspectives from real estate experts at the Business Development Board’s virtual Real Estate Roundtable meeting. This particular meeting brought leaders from across the world to take a look at “Trends in the Marketplace Post COVID-19”, sponsored by Jesse Flowers of CenterState Bank and Moderated by Christopher Thomson of Cushman & Wakefield.

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Published Tuesday, May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020 - Palm Beach County has been dealt a new set of circumstances with COVID-19, but the BDB’s Financial Services Task Force forecasted the economic development opportunities to be bright. The group, comprised of local finance leaders with a shared passion to further grow the industry, talked economic development efforts, the status on office space in the pipeline, and enhanced marketing techniques.

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Investors

#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