News

Published Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ: SBCF) (“Seacoast”), the holding company for Seacoast National Bank (“Seacoast Bank”), today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire First Bank of the Palm Beaches (“First Bank”) in a transaction that will expand Seacoast’s presence in the attractive Palm Beach County market.

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Published Saturday, October 5, 2019

Big bucks and Palm Beach go hand in hand, as the latest Forbes 400 list once again testifies.

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Published Thursday, October 3, 2019

Business activity in Palm Beach County was prominent in the October issue of Florida Trend, including the surge of financial firms flocking the county, as well as recent companies that have relocated to and expanded in Palm Beach County through the Business Development Board's economic development efforts. There were also more than 80 companies that invest in the BDB's economic development efforts highlighted throughout the magazine.

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Published Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Around 2013, as high-tax northern states elected to ding their residents for more taxes, the Palm Beach County Business Development Board began knocking on the doors of financiers who lived part-time in the county to sell them on relocating their operations to Florida.

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Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that Johnson Development Associates, Inc. (JDA), a multi-division real estate developer based in Spartanburg, South Carolina, has acquired an industrial site in Riviera Beach. The company will construct a 120,282 sq. ft. light industrial building located at 1301 President Barack Obama Highway, which will have a capital investment of approximately $10 million into the local economy.

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Published Monday, August 26, 2019

Residents and business of states with high taxes are headed to Florida, a new report from Florida TaxWatch finds.

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Published Thursday, August 8, 2019

JUPITER, Fla. — Look out Wall Street. Huge financial firms from the northeast are moving en masse to Palm Beach County in search of lower taxes and better weather.

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Published Wednesday, August 7, 2019

New York City‘s poor business climate is causing financial firms to flee Wall Street for low-tax Palm Beach County, Florida.

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Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Baptist Health South Florida BB&T
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach
Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster
Hardrives, Inc. HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC 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 TD Bank Tortoise Properties
Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital