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BDB Announces Expansion of Epoca International, Inc. in Boca Raton

West Palm Beach, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with the State of Florida and Boca Raton, is More...

Hedge Funds Flock to Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach County officials are working on bringing hedge funds here from the Northeast, and it’s working, particularly in West Palm Beach and Palm Beach, More...

The Higher ED Blog: Why our obsession with impact in international development delivers the worst results

It is the eternal question: Is money earmarked to eradicate poverty making a difference?  Two decades ago the public, disillusioned over a lack of tangible More...

Fortune 500 Company Breaks Ground on $115M Project in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

United Technologies Corp.’s Climate Controls and Security division broke ground on Tuesday on its $115 million headquarters and building innovation showcase facility in Palm Beach More...

The Higher ED Blog: 6 Signs That You Need To Rethink Your Social Media Strategy

Intelegia’s Isabelle Poirier will be leading three sessions at our Social Media for Economic Developers seminar, coming up on May 26 and 27. It will be More...

Move over Mars, Venus means business

With all this talk about technology disruption and its affect on virtually every industry and job, another type of disruption has been flying under the More...

World Bank report on rising water scarcity a wake-up call for North America

Life is dependent on water – and so is our economy. Every sector of the industry needs water. The agricultural sector needs water to grow More...

Economic value of transit could be in the millions, billions

Predictions of a car-free future could come to fruition sooner than later, as many cities are scaling back their automobile dependency. Take Paris for example, More...

Canada’s rank in cost competitiveness

The Globe and Mail looks at KPMG’s recent report, which ranks Canada as the second most competitive market among 10 leading industrial markets. Read full More...

The economy is ​great; the​ economy is terrible

Derek Thompson from the Atlantic looks at why journalists and policy makers are finding it hard to describe the current economy in America. Read full More...

Millennials have few choices in current real estate market

Canada’s real estate market has defied gravity for years and it looks like it will continue to climb in 2016. The average home in Canada More...

If the Toronto-Waterloo region is to stay competitive it needs a better transportation link

The 110-kilometre drive along Ontario’s Highway 401 between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo is a tedious one, by several accounts, especially when in rush hour it drags More...