The Business Development Board not only attracts new businesses to Palm Beach County, but also promotes the expansion of local ones. Although it’s exciting to hear that dozens of new companies are relocating to Palm Beach County each year, it’s important to know that there’s usually several dozen companies that decided to expand their existing operations in the county. Companies that already call Palm Beach County home are a core component of the BDB’s economic development strategy.
Help send Pahokee Middle School off to compete in a robotics competition.
As the District is closed over the Thanksgiving break, here are some things we’re thankful for this season and throughout the year…
Glades Gateway Commerce Park growth driven by “Location, Location, Location”
West Palm Beach, November 29 — Palm Beach County, Florida is one of the fastest-growing areas for business in the U.S., with dozens of companies moving and expanding here during the past five years. Now, a hidden gem in Palm Beach County – the Glades Region – is proving that industrial businesses benefit from the old real estate adage that three things matter: Location, location, location.
Fifty-nine District-operated schools in Palm Beach County have been designated as Schools of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education, making the School District of Palm Beach County the leader in Schools of Excellence in the state of Florida.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2018) – Palm Beach County job seekers have many reasons to be thankful this holiday season, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).
Puerto Ricans who came to Florida after Hurricane Maria have had one effect on Palm Beach County’s economy most people don’t realize — a tripling of the acreage West Palm Beach-based Florida Crystals Corp. devotes to a medium-grain rice crop it just harvested.
BELLE GLADE — Following a bus tour of the abandoned Glades Correctional Institution in September 2013, Belle Glade City Manager Lomax Harrelle convinced Gov. Rick Scott to find a way to make the former prison property available as a possible site for businesses to locate in the Glades area. The closing of the prison in 2011 had cost the community 400 jobs and significant economic activity.
50+ financial programs are offered through the federal government for rural communities. This is great for companies considering the Glades Region that may be looking for grants or loan guarantees.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled a new webpage featuring information about the importance of rural e-Connectivity and the ways the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing to help deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in rural America.