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Published Sunday, May 24, 2015

The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter.

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Published Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Investment managers Anthony Scaramucci and Ray Nolte run a company based in New York City, but as they sat in their newly opened branch office here Tuesday, they talked like paid spokesmen for Palm Beach County.

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Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015

As blizzards wracked the Northeast, more than 300 financial and business professionals gathered in sunny West Palm Beach on Thursday, to hear an all-star panel address the continued growth of Palm Beach County as a financial center.  The panel was part of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County first quarter meeting.

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

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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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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