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Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board is a non-for-profit corporation that focuses on stimulating economic energy, promoting business diversity, and enriching the vitality of Palm Beach County, FL through the relocation, retention, and expansion of companies to or in Palm Beach County. We are designated by the State of Florida and Palm Beach County Commission as Palm Beach County's official economic development organization. The Past 5 years the Business Development board has created over 10,000 jobs within the county, created precious networking opportunities for high level executives, and emphasized the perfect business climate that Palm Beach County offers.

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Articles Posted by Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Palm Beach State College Tuition Lowest in State, Sixth Lowest in the Nation

(LAKE WORTH, Fla. – July 3, 2014) With no tuition increases for three straight years, Palm Beach State College continues to have the lowest tuition in Florida More...

Successful Entreprenuers of Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted an Entrepreneur Luncheon on Thursday, June 26, 2014.  It was an event to recognize and support More...

South Florida Named “American Dream” Region

South Florida is considered an “American Dream” place, where residents believe that they are working for and achieving a better life for their families and More...

U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Highlights Opportunities in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a thriving market with many opportunities for Palm Beach County companies, according to Kirk Wagar, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore.  More...

New Education Initiative in Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, FL (April 9, 2014)  –The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted an Education Breakfast at the West Palm Beach Marriott More...

Foreign investment provides nearly 5 percent of jobs

Brazilians, Canadians and other foreign investors have been the prime buyers of new condominiums in South Florida in recent years. But foreign investors also are More...

Palm Beach County Unemployment Drops to Six-Year Low; Better Than National and State Rates

West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 16, 2014) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for April 2014 is 5.6 percent – the lowest since April 2008 More...