February 2019

 

 

02/01/19

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

February
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Boca Raton Company Adds 150 Jobs

 

The BDB, in cooperation with City of Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, assisted the expansion of MobileHelp, a mobile emergency response technology company in Boca Raton.

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Local Startup Creates 100 Jobs in West Palm Beach

The BDB, in cooperation with the City of West Palm Beach, CareerSource Florida, and West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, is pleased to announce the expansion of Digital Resource, a full-service internet marketing agency in downtown West Palm Beach. 

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Recent Real Estate Transactions

 
 
 
 

BDB Business Financial Services Task Force

The BDB's Business Financial Services Task Force, comprised of industry experts in Palm Beach County, meet throughout the year to provide valuable insight regarding the financial sector. The group's assistance has helped expand the BDB's outreach efforts to the Midwest, closing two recent deals. Cresset Wealth Advisors relocated last June from Chicago to West Palm Beach and earlier this year, the BDB announced the relocation of Convergence Investment Partners from Wisconsin to Palm Beach Gardens. The most recent task force meeting was on January 30 at the BDB office. 

 

 
 
 

Four New Programs Launched to Strengthen Workforce

Imagine a place where students work alongside scientists and millions of dollars are granted to schools to fund centers that will fill the jobs that are in high demand. That place is now a reality in Palm Beach County thanks to new programs launched by Palm Beach State College, Florida Atlantic University, Keiser University, and West Technical Education Center.

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BDB Represents Palm Beach County on Miami Herald Panel

South Florida’s bid to attract Amazon’s HQ2 may have come up short when it came to landing the big prize. But in a panel discussion Tuesday, regional leaders said the bid process itself has galvanized the tri-county area to think and work more collaboratively.

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BDB Partners with LexisNexis on Technology Event

 The BDB partnered with LexisNexis® Risk Solutions on a workshop series focused on females in the technology industry. The event included personal stories from several of the company's female leaders.

 
 
 
 

Florida Power & Light Unveils ‘Bold’ Plan To Become Global Leader In Solar Power

FPL says it is planning to install 30 million solar panels across the state by the end of the next decade. Laid end-to-end, the 30 million solar panels would wrap around the Earth one and a half times.

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New Magazine Markets Palm Beach County as Premier Business Location

 

The new winter issue of BDB's quarterly Palm Beach County Business magazine features Palm Beach County's workforce, new innovations in the healthcare industry, recent economic development events, and new investments that the Palm Beach International Airport has made.

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ADDITIONAL NEWS

The BDB is sharing an exciting new life science announcement on February 6. There's been some information in the news about it, but we're sending the official announcement with all of the details to BDB members first.

 

OTHER MICROSITE NEWS:

LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 
 
 
 

NEW INVESTORS:

 

Corporate

 

 

  

 

President's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

 

 

 

 

Tanne Family Office

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 

 
Rick Seymour of Carpenter Electric
referred
NextGen Management LLC dba DxWeb Management LLC
 

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PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
Claim Your Future Showcase, PBCCC 2.12.19
BDB Raise Your Glass, Venture X 2.7.19
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, The Colony 1.23.19
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
FEB
28
 
  BDB Hosts 2019 National Engineers Week Honors & Awards Banquet
 
 
MAR
7
 
  BDB and Education Foundation Luncheon
 
 
MAR
14
 
  Sales Training
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

         

Chairman's Council

 

           

                         

Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 3.3% is up from the November rate of 3.0% reflecting a net loss of 1,703 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