May 2019

 

 

05/07/19

 

Palm Beach County - Where Business and Pleasure Share the Same View

 
 
 
 

May
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

BDB Announces Five Projects in Two Weeks

 
 
 
 

Your Return on Investment at the BDB

 
 
 
 

New Spring 2019 Palm Beach County Business magazine

 

We're excited to announce that the Florida Magazine Association gave two awards for the BDB's annual publication, Profile magazine. The first award was for Best Custom Association Magazine in Florida and the second was Best Feature Design, “A Deep Talent Pool”.  Further, the Palm Beach County Business Quarterly magazine will also receive an award this year for Best Overall Design, multi-issued based. We're happy to share with you the most recent issue of the quarterly magazine. Thank you to our publisher, Passport Publications.

Click here to view the Spring 2019 issue >

 
 
 
 

Palm Beach Gardens Empty Storefronts Won't Be Empty for Long

While big box companies are consolidating and closing storefronts, other businesses are moving in just as rapidly. The BDB shared with WPTV that "Palm Beach Gardens has done a great job at attracting science and technology companies to the area in recent years."

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New Yorkers Fleeing For Florida More Than Any Other State

 

New York’s loss is Palm Beach County’s gain. Financial Service Firms are heading south for the sunshine and lower taxes. The BDB is welcoming them with open arms.

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IN THE HEADLINES: Palm Beach County is Attracting Jobs and Talent

 
 
 
 

BDB Financial Services Task Force Brings Expertise in Attracting New Companies to PBC

 

The group shared new ways that Palm Beach County is being marketed as an ideal location to financial services companies across the country. One of the ad campaigns take place in the Midwest and has landed two new finance companies since its inception.

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Two Strategic Events That Enhance Business Recruitment Efforts

1. BDB SITE CONSULTANT FAMILIARIZATION TOUR

Since Site Selection companies negotiate and secure some of the largest economic development projects around the globe, the BDB brings in Site Location Experts from across the country to Palm Beach County for a behind-the-scenes tour each year. Check out the most recent tour:

2. ENGINEERS WEEK HONORS & AWARDS BANQUET:

Palm Beach County is the Nation’s east coast headquarters for the National Engineers Week Honors and Awards Banquet. This event helps with the BDB's attraction, recruitment, and retention efforts in the Aviation, Aerospace, and Engineering industries. It convenes over 500 influential leaders, students, and top engineers within the sector. Check out the most recent A/A/E banquet showcased in a video produced by students from Palm Beach Atlantic University:

 
 
 

2019 Florida Business Leaders’ Summit

 

The Business Leaders' Summit on Prosperity & Economic Opportunity seeks to bring different sectors from around the state together to discuss partnerships, collective action and working together to help ensure Florida continues to grow and to help create pathways to prosperity.

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ADDITIONAL NEWS:

LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 
 
 
 

NEW INVESTORS:

 

Corporate

 

President's

 

 

 

General

(WRS Development)

(US Realty Management)

 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
 
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, The Colony Hotel 5.9.19
BDB Economic Development Luncheon - Focus on Life Science Industry, Kravis Center 4.18.19
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, Hilton West Palm Beach 3.29.19
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
 
JUN
14
 
  BDB Luncheon with Ben Carson
 
 
AUG
7
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
SEP
7
 
  BDB 2019 Annual Gala
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

         

Chairman's Council

 

           

                         

Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's March unemployment rate of 3.2% is down from the February rate of 3.4% reflecting a net gain of 1,488 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