March 2018

 

 

3/7/18

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

March
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

It Doesn’t Just Happen Overnight – Economic Development is an Organic Process

 

The BDB realizes that Palm Beach County is experiencing a significant growth spurt because of its strong employment and increased population growth; and it will capitalize on this period of economic prosperity by continuing to flex its economic development muscle to attract, grow and retain businesses in the county.

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BDB Launches New Ad Campaign

 

The BDB has developed a new ad campaign to target CEOs in the northeast. The ads showcase Life Sciences, A/A/E, Business/Financial Services, and Manufacturing.

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Meet the Gatekeepers to South Florida’s Amazon HQ2 Bid

 

 

Amazon’s search for a second headquarters may be shrouded in secrecy. But in South Florida, three power brokers have a direct line to the e-commerce giant as they make their pitch to host HQ2.

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BIG MONEY: Palm Beach's Quest to Become 'Wall Street South'

Over the past few years, Palm Beach County’s Business Development Board has been courting hedge funds and asset managers from the Northeast to relocate to South Florida.

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An Economic Development Update in the Glades Region

 

 

The BDB continues to promote the Glades Region of Palm Beach County as a premier business location. Here's an update on recent activity. 

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Need Interns? Sign up for the Palm Beach County Internship Expo

The Palm Beach County Internship Expo links local talent with local businesses and is the only career resource that is accessible to all college and university students in the county.

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Ohio Investment Manager Opens Office in Palm Beach

 

 

An Ohio investment management firm has opened an office in Palm Beach, signaling that Palm Beach County is increasingly becoming an attractive destination for big money.

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BDB Meets With Hungarian Based Company

 

Workplus, a Hungarian based human resource and business development firm, met with BDB to learn more about Palm Beach County's unique market and how it can benefit from the numerous companies they represent.

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Two Recent Economic Development Events

 

 
 
 
 

BDB Workforce Analysis Surveys

 

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County is conducting a comprehensive analysis to evaluate the area workforce. Input from across Palm Beach County is a critical component of this workforce analysis. A series of surveys is available at www.pbcskills.org to gather input from a broad cross-section of the community.  

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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 2018 FAM Tour
BDB Hosts 2018 National Engineers Week Honors Awards Banquet, PBC Convention Center 2.22.18 Denise Thompson at Art and Images Photography
BDB Hosts 2018 National Engineers Week Honors Awards Banquet, PBC Convention Center 2.22.18 Christopher Faye Photography
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
APR
4
 
  Palm Beach County Internship Expo
 
 
APR
5
 
  Mingle at the Museum with BDB and TD Bank
 
 
APR
11
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                          

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's December unemployment rate of 3.6% is down from the November rate of 3.8% reflecting a net gain of 1,799 jobs. Read On

 

 

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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