March 2015

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2015 Life Sciences FAM Tour

This is the first time a concentrated effort has been placed on showcasing the Life Sciences industry to site consultants. With plenty of available land and a ready workforce, there is tremendous potential in the area to create high-paying jobs and provide a significant economic impact.

   
   
New York Investment Firm Opens Branch Office in Palm Beach Gardens
 
Florida's Economy Growing More Diverse
 
Take a Student to Work Day
 
Awards & Accomplishments in Palm Beach County this Month
 
   
   
           
    Announcements

Palm Beach County Citizens Honored for Education Leadership

BDB Relocates Two New Companies Creating 58 Jobs

Governor Scott Announces Medytox to Expand Corporate Headquarters in Palm Beach

Palm Beach County Emerging as a Global Financial Hub

International Economic Development Council's Leadership Summit Selected Palm Beach County

BDB Worked with Lockheed Martin to Retain 401 Jobs in Palm Beach County

Suncoast Community High School and BDB team up on Career Showcase

Business Development Board Announces Corporate Headquarters Expansion - 75 New Jobs

Four Palm Beach County Companies Win Prestigious Award

BDB Announces New Deal in Palm Beach County

Statement from Kelly Smallridge, Business Development Board President and CEO, on Pratt & Whitney's Expansion in Palm Beach County

BDB Education Breakfast Showcased Remarkable Educational Assets in Palm Beach County

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Selects Boca Raton as Site for New Corporate Headquarters

BDB Announces New Jobs Coming to Palm Beach County

New BDB Investors

Corporate Level

City National Bank

Presidents Level

Seaside National Bank/Lee Waring

General Level

Behavioral Health

 

        Featured News

FLORIDA'S ECONOMY GROWING MORE DIVERSE

ROYAL PALM ALDI STORE TO OPEN APRIL 16

GLADES AREA EARNS USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Red Envelope Referral Program

Rick Seymour of Carpenter Electric referred Palm Beach Sheriff's Foundation

Beth Kigel of NPB Chamber of Commerce referred Cotleur & Hearing, Inc.

Dale Hedrick of Hedrick Brothers Construction referred Carpenter Electric

Rick Seymour of Carpenter Electric referred Little & Associates, Inc.

Young Song of Song + Associates referred Index Investment

Kent Frazer of Akerman Senterfitt referred Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O'Connell

Carey O'Donnell of the O'Donnell Agency referred Rosarian Academy

Barbara Cambia of Lynn University referred Gerrits Construction

Sandie Foland of Baron Sign Manufacturing referred Willis Group

Pepe Fanjul of Florida Crystals referred Palm Beach Day Academy

Labor & Unemployment Statistics

Palm Beach County's February unemployment rate of 5.0% is down from the January rate of 5.2% reflecting a net gain of 1,775 jobs. Read On

 

        Event Photos

3.26.15 2015 BDB Healthcare Life Sciences Luncheon 

3.5.15 2015 Education Leadership Awards

2.20.15 2015 National Engineer's Honors & Awards Banquet

2.12.15 2nd Quarter Upper Level Breakfast 

1.29.15 2nd Quarter Luncheon - Financial Services

1.17.15 Winter Equestrian Festival Reception 

12.5.14 Career Academy Counselor Tour of PBC

12.4.14 Upper Level Reception

11.20.14 1st Quarter Luncheon

10.30.14 C|Suite

10.23.14 Board of Directors, Board of Advisors and Corporate Reception

9.6.14 BDB Annual Gala

8.21.14 Florida Blue Luncheon

7.16.14 C-Suite

6.26.14 Entrepreneur Luncheon

5.29.14 3rd Quarter Upper Level Breakfast

5.21.14 C-Suite

5.12.14 Office Depot CEO Spotlight Luncheon

 

Upcoming Events

Apr
8
BDB Coffee Talk
Apr
23
BDB Economic Development Forum
May
8
BDB 2015 ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
   
           
     

Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners 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 Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC Nova Southeastern University
Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC 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