September 2016

 

 

9/30/16

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

September
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

2015-2016 BDB Annual Report

 

The BDB is pleased to report that 2015-2016 was an outstanding year for economic development success in Palm Beach County.  Upon review of this report, you will learn about several major initiatives the BDB engaged in to grow and diversify the Palm Beach County's economy. READ MORE >

 
 
 
 

A New Life Science Company Relocates
from NY to Jupiter

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the State of Florida, Palm Beach County and the Town of Jupiter, is pleased to announce that BlinkBio Inc., a privately held, biotechnology company, has relocated from Long Island, NY to Palm Beach County and has entered into a Use Agreement with The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).  

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2016-2017 Board of Directors

 

The BDB is pleased to welcome its new Board Members for the 2016-2017 Fiscal Year. The BDB Directors are elected by the Nominating Committee as At-Large in addition to 7 seats appointed by chambers of commerce, 4 seats appointed by the Economic Council and 7 seats appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.  

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Relocating and Expanding Companies Invest $100 Million in PBC through BDB Assistance

Palm Beach County continues to be a powerful magnet for companies seeking a talented workforce, high quality of life and favorable business climate, according to new figures released by the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County at its year-end luncheon. 

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Social Capital: Why Palm Beach County Continues
to Win in the Economic Development Game

 

Social capital is generally defined as the networks, institutions, and interpersonal relationships that contribute to a community’s economic and social development. As it pertains to economic development, social capital reflects the intangible reasons that influence a company’s decision to relocate or continue to grow in a community. 

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Claim Your Future Showcase

The BDB needs you to show our future workforce the great career opportunities right here at home.  Our Claim Your Future Showcase will spotlight your firm and get hundreds of high school students excited about what your company does. 

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Florida Trend Features 10 BDB Assisted Projects

 

Florida Trend's Business Florida magazine listed 10 projects that the BDB assisted and included the BDB's national ad marketing Palm Beach County as a premier business destination.

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BDB Launches New Video to Market Palm Beach County as a Business Destination

In order to relocate or expand your business, you need the competitive advantages that Palm Beach County offers. Here's the new BDB video highlighting Palm Beach County as a premier business destination. 

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Thank You to Our BDB Gala Sponsors

 

The BDB would like to thank everyone who attended this year's annual BDB Gala on September 10 at the Breakers. We sincerely appreciate you taking your personal time to join us as we celebrated our annual economic development accomplishments.

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NEW INVESTORS:

 

General 

         

     

 

President's 

                  

 

 

Greene Development  

 

 
 
 
 

REFERRAL PROGRAM:

 
 

 
Emily Clifford of JP Morgan Chase
referred
Comvest Partners
 

TO PARTICIPATE
CLICK HERE

 
Sarah Alsofrom of GL Homes
referred
HGi Technologies
 

 
Gary Lesser of Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith
referred
e-Council Inc.com
 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB 4th Quarter Luncheon, PBC Convention Center 9.22.16
BDB GALA - THE BREAKERS, Christopher Faye 9.10.16
BDB GALA - THE BREAKERS, Tracey Benson 9.10.16
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD:
Upcoming Events

 
 
NOV
17
 
  BDB 1st Quarter Luncheon
 
 
DEC
1
 
  BDB Chairman, Board of Advisor & Corporate Reception
 
 
DEC
7
 
  BDB Coffee Talk
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

 

               

Chairman's Council

 

              

2015-16 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's August unemployment rate of 5.1% is down from the July rate of 5.2% reflecting a net gain of 1,362 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

#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