January 2018

 

 

1/1/18

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

January
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Happy New Year from the BDB

 

It has been an outstanding year for economic development success in Palm Beach County. The BDB wishes you a Happy New Year!

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BDB Launches Workforce Analysis to Ensure Continuing Business Relocation Success

The BDB launched a comprehensive workforce study to analyze the area’s labor force, as part of its ongoing commitment to keep Palm Beach County a premier business destination. We need your help with filling out the surveys. 

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Top 10 Reasons to do Business in Palm Beach County

 

The competitive advantages to having a business in Palm Beach County endless. Here are the top 10 reasons to do business here.

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New York's Wealthiest are Threatening a Mass Exodus Because of the GOP Tax Plan

In anticipation of possible relocations, Smallridge said that they tailored their services to meet frequently asked questions such as office space with water views, how to legally domicile in Florida, private schools for young children, direct flights to the Northeast, residential communities, and introductions to country clubs.

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FAU and Max Planck Unveil First-of-its-kind Honors Program

 

Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly, Max Planck Society President Martin Stratmann, and David Fitzpatrick, CEO of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), announced a new partnership between FAU and MPFI to establish an undergraduate honors program in neuroscience that will be the first of its kind across the globe.

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BDB Provides Boca Bowl Tickets to Students in the Glades

The BDB, with the help of Florida Blue, recently connected 100 students from the Glades Region with Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl tickets. 

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LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP - Showcase Your Company in Front of Nearly 1,000 High School Students

 

The 2018 Claim Your Future Showcase will show our future workforce the possible career paths available in Palm Beach County.  Sign up to feature your company with an exhibitor booth along with companies such as Aerojet Rocketdyne, Modernizing Medicine, The Weitz Company and JFK Medical Center to name a few.

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Boost Your Bottom Line - The Economic Impact of the Cultural Sector

The BDB and the Cultural Council joined forces to share the economic impact of the cultural sector in Palm Beach County. Please enjoy this video with highlights from the luncheon.

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BDB Facilitates Economic Development Stakeholders Round Table

 

The BDB hosted the Economic Development Stakeholders Round Table meeting on December 19.  The Round Table is comprised of county and city leaders, chamber presidents and other individuals in the private and public sectors who participate in economic development initiatives. 

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NEW INVESTORS:

Corporate

 

Presidents

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 
Robert Kirschner of Passport Publications
referred
Engel & Volkers Palm Beach
 

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Barbara Cambia of Lynn University
referred
Hyatt Place Boca Raton
 

 
Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

BDB - WINTER EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL RECEPTION 1.20.18
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, WPB Marriott 1.17.18
BDB Cultural Council - The Arts Mean Business Luncheon, Kravis Center 12.7.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
JAN
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  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
FEB
6
 
  Claim Your Future Showcase
 
 
FEB
7
 
  BDB Raise Your Glass
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's October unemployment rate of 3.6% is steady with the September rate of 3.6% reflecting a slight net gain of 1,042 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