July 2017

 

 

7/31/17

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

July
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

Modernizing Medicine Plans to Expand Operations in Palm Beach County

 

The BDB, in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, and the City of Boca Raton, is pleased to announce that Modernizing Medicine, a specialty-specific health information technology leader, plans to expand operations in the Boca Raton Innovation Center (BRIC) and that it will add 838 jobs by 2022. Modernizing Medicine anticipates making a capital investment of more than $15 million in the Boca Raton community.

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Relocation and Expansion Services Available to Palm Beach County Companies

The Business Development Board is essentially your one-stop resource for information on relocating or expanding in Palm Beach County. We offer free and confidential services to help your business grow. 

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BDB's Recruitment Efforts Noted in The Wall Street Journal

 

Hedge fund managers are shifting headquarters to Florida to mitigate the tax impact, said a local official. Florida doesn’t have a state income tax on personal income.

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Top Five Reasons Palm Beach County is the Perfect Place for Marine Industries

Palm Beach County's abundant marine resources and its strategic location make it a top location for the marine industry. Here are the top five reasons it's the perfect place.

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Supply Chain Management Program to Meet Local Demand

 

When a state moves 762 million tons of freight annually, the volume drives a demand for employees with an expertise in logistics and supply chain management. That state is Florida, and Palm Beach State College stands ready to deliver the talent.

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Palm Beach County Housing Summit

The Palm Beach County Housing Summit Steering Committee is pleased to share the outcome of the May 31st Housing Summit, the subsequent progress and the proposed path forward.

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Please respond to this short survey

 

As one of Palm Beach County's prominent business leaders, you've been invited to participate in this short Existing Industry Survey. All responses will be utilized to identify economic trends across industry sectors and help effectively grow our region’s economic vitality. Your company's response is very important and we look forward to addressing any pressing needs that are identified.  

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Education Foundation Hosts New Documentary Viewing

Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa will present a documentary viewing at Palm Beach State College. The One That Got Away explores the intertwined forces of home-life and school-life on children. 

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One Penny Sales Surtax Guide

 

The One Penny Sales Surtax Guide was prepared to provide the citizens of Palm Beach County, managers, leaders, and employees of Palm Beach County and Municipal governments with important information about the One-Penny Sales Surtax that went into effect on January 1, 2017. 

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BDB Upper Level Reception

 

Join us for an Upper Level Reception in our newly renovated office while we recognize key partners and closed projects.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 

Corporate

 

Presidents

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB Raise Your Glass - Ken Kennerly, The Chesterfield 7.20.17
BDB ECONOMIC OVERVIEW BRUNCH - KRAVIS CENTER 6.29.17
BDB Annual Golf Tournament, PGA National 5.12.17
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
AUG
3
 
  BDB Reception
 
 
AUG
9
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
AUG
17
 
  BDB Upper Level Reception - Open House
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                     

2016-17 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's June unemployment rate of 4.3% is up from the May rate of 3.9% reflecting a slight net loss of 2,907 jobs. Read On

 

 

Business Development Board of Palm Beach County
310 Evernia St.,
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.BDB.org
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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