June 2020 - Glades Region Newsletter


As the Nation works to combat COVID-19, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is continuing to foster economic development growth in the Glades Region.

In fact, Belle Glade, Pahokee, and South Bay have attracted more than 400 jobs to the area  over the past few years as a result from the Business Development Board’s economic development efforts, in partnership with LORE and Palm Beach County. These efforts have not only brought new opportunities to local residents, but have made unique connections throughout the community.  

We’re also pleased to share that there are nearly 350 additional jobs from five projects in the pipeline anticipated to close in 2020

  • Project Cotton........100 jobs, Glades Region
  • Project Egg...............25 jobs, Glades Region
  • Project Feather.........10 jobs, Belle Glade
  • Project Lemon..........15 jobs, Glades Region
  • Project Jacobson...200 jobs, Belle Glade



If you know of any companies that would be interested in the Glades Region, please contact Shereena Coleman, BDB Vice President of Business Facilitation & the Glades Region at scoleman@bdb.org.




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