September 2018

 

 

9/04/18

 

Palm Beach County. The Perfect Business Climate.

 
 
 
 

September
Newsletter

 
 
 
 

The Importance of Economic Development

 
 
 
 

25 Project Announcements & Never-Before-Seen Workforce Analysis Results

Join us on September 13 to receive an annual update including over 25 project announcements and the results of the Workforce Skills Gap Study. Three education institution leaders will also provide insight about Palm Beach County's current and future workforce. 

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FPL Parent NextEra Energy Among Companies That ‘Change the World,’ According to Fortune Magazine

 

Juno Beach-based NextEra Energy has been recognized on Fortune’s “Change the World” list, which honors businesses that have had a positive social impact. In compiling the annual list, Fortune said it also looks at business results, degree of innovation, and corporate integration of strategies.

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Four Palm Beach County Firms Make Inc 500 List

Four Palm Beach County companies ranked near the top of the annual Inc. 500 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

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BDB to Host 36th Annual BDB Gala

 

Nearly 600 of Palm Beach County's most influential leaders will convene for the BDB Gala on September 29. 

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BDB Facilitates Campaign to Invite Site Selectors for the 2019 FAM Tour

The BDB has created a national outreach campaign to invite site location experts for the 2019 Site Consultant Familiarization Tour. 

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Palm Beach County is a Hub for the Life Sciences Industry

 

Home to world class research facilities, top-tier academic institutions, and a fantastic quality of life, Palm Beach County is the ideal location to open, relocate, or expand a Life Sciences company.

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Five BDB Initiatives that Promote Education in Palm Beach County

Education is a key factor when attracting relocation and retention projects to the area. To ensure that Palm Beach County is widely recognized for its excellence in education and its qualified workforce, the BDB has several major education initiatives.

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Miami region gets B+ as Amazon HQ2 site, according to a report

 

Economic development agencies in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties worked together on a proposal that includes eight proposed South Florida sites.

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ADDITIONAL NEWS

 LIFE SCIENCES NEWS >

EDUCATION NEWS >

ENTREPRENEURSHIP NEWS >

GLADES REGION NEWS >

 

 

 
 
 
 

PHOTO ALBUMS:

 
BDB 4th Quarter Annual Update Luncheon, Kravis Center 9.13.18
BDB Upper Level Breakfast, WPB Marriott 8.16.18
BDB Entrepreneur Lunch, Kravis Center 6.27.18
 
 
 
 

PLAN AHEAD: 
Upcoming Events

 
 
SEP
29
 
  BDB 2018 Annual Gala
 
 
OCT
4
 
  BDB Oct 4th Luncheon
 
 
 
 
 

Investors:

      

Chairman's Council

 

           

                    

      

2017-18 Investor Partners

 


Labor & Unemployment Statistics:

Palm Beach County's July unemployment rate of 4.0% is up from the June rate of 3.9% reflecting a net loss of 1,159 jobs. Read On

 

 

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West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.BDB.org
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Investors

Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America BB&T CareerSource Centennial Bank
DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Engel & Volkers Palm Beach Equestrian Center Florida Crystals Corporation FPL
GL Homes GliddenSpina + Partners 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 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