Published Thursday, May 29, 2014
Published Monday, September 23, 2013

RELEASE PDF To hear Kelly Smallridge tell it, she’s leading a recruiting campaign that would rival anything college sports has to offer.
But the president and CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is chasing a financial type of athlete. Her recruits live in Boston, Greenwich and Manhattan – but not for long, if she has her way. Her mission is the wholesale commercial real estate revolution, with Palm Beach County becoming home to hedge funds, private equity firms and their spinoffs. In turn, their arrival will drive new commercial investment in offices, retail, restaurants and residences, increasing property

Published Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) announced that it has assisted Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors (KAREA) with its relocation from New York to Palm Beach County. KAREA, a real estate private equity business, originates, executes and manages private investments in specialized niche real estate sectors, principally off-campus student housing.



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