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