August 2019

 

 

08/01/19

 

Palm Beach County - Where Business and Pleasure Share the Same View

 
 
 
 

August
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

BDB Facilitates the Growth of 28 Companies in Nine Months

Over 1,800 high salary jobs have been facilitated for Palm Beach County residents, creating a capital investment of $187 million through the BDB’s economic development efforts.

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Sports Manufacturer to Employ 100 in Riviera Beach

 

The Business Development Board assisted Fluorotek USA's expansion to Riviera Beach by speeding up the move to align with the rapid growth that the company was experiencing.

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Palm Beach County Featured 22 Times in Statewide Magazine

 

 

Palm Beach County shined bright throughout Florida Trend's most recent magazine. From BDB projects like Digital Resource, Levatas, Scripps Research, and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience to BDB members listed as "Best Places to Work" including Gunster, Daszkal Bolton, and Plastridge Insurance Agency, read more about the great news coming out of our county.

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BDB Local, Regional, and Statewide Partnerships

 

 
 
 

Local Palm Beach County Company Named Senate Small Business of the Week

 

 

This month, a message from the Nation's capital included a local Palm Beach County startup. Levatas, located in Palm Beach Gardens, was named the "U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week" by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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BDB INTERN SERIES: Young Professionals Give Advice to Interns From Across the Nation

 

Together, BDB members are ensuring that the future of Palm Beach County’s workforce will choose to stay here over competing locations and retain top talent as they start their careers.

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PAST BDB PROJECT: Where are they now?

 

 

Cresset Wealth Advisors, founded by Eric Becker and Avy Stein two years ago, has now surpassed $5 BILLION in assets under management. The BDB helped them open an office in the Flagler Financial District last year. 

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BDB Shares How to Become a "Stand Out Business"

 

The BDB participated on a panel to share with attendees how to “Become a Stand Out Business.” The event was hosted by Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship at Venture X in West Palm Beach. The panelists shared with the crowd of 80 how to rise above the competition when running a business.

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Noteworthy Accolades for Palm Beach County

 

  • Palm Beach International Airport was ranked TOP THREE domestic airports in the world by Travel + Leisure. READ MORE >
  • Forbes spotlighted the Palm Beaches as a great place for families. READ MORE >
  • Fox Business highlights Florida as leading location for wealthy New Yorkers moving from high tax states. READ MORE >
  • USA Today ranks "Most Stressful Cities in America", leaving all 39 in Palm Beach County off of the list. READ MORE >
 
 
 
 

ADDITIONAL NEWS:

 

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NEW INVESTORS:

 
 

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PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, The Colony 8.12.19
BDB Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Round Table, PB Post 6.19.19
BDB Luncheon with Ben Carson, Kravis Center 6.14.19
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
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  BDB 2019 Annual Gala
 
 
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  BDB 4th Quarter Luncheon
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

         

Chairman's Council

 

           

                         

Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's June unemployment rate of 3.6% is up from the May rate of 3.1% reflecting a net loss of 3,724 jobs. Read On

 

 

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Investors

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
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 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