PALM BEACH COUNTY – August 20, 2020 — Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to launch a new, state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, creating hundreds of full-time jobs. Amazon currently operates seven fulfillment and sortation centers in the state in Miami, Jacksonville, Davenport, Orlando, Ruskin, and Lakeland.
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JUPITER — Amazon on Thursday announced plans to expand its presence in Palm Beach County with the construction of a new fulfillment center near Jupiter, a move it said would bring “hundreds of full-time jobs” to the area.
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Florida’s unemployment rate jumped to 11.3% for July as the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic slowed and businesses laid off more workers.
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LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Aug. 24, 2020) Palm Beach State College has been awarded two five-year highly competitive U.S. Department of Education grants totaling over $2.78 million to continue its longstanding TRIO Student Support Services program and to launch a new one solely for veterans.
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Amazon announced this week that it will build a fulfillment center in Palm Beach County, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area.
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The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) not only assists corporate relocations and expansions, but also supports local companies and promotes the area as much as possible. In Florida Trend’s summer magazine, Palm Beach County-based activity was prominent.
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August 4, 2020 – GLADES REGION – The power of partnerships was prominent on today’s “State of Palm Beach County’s Glades Region Development” webinar hosted by the Business Development Board and sponsored by Florida Crystals. Local business leaders are coming together, creating solutions for the future. This area offers many different opportunities with its legislation and resources which has drawn promising projects that create a positive outlook for the Glades’ future. Together, economic development offices, state and local government, chambers of commerce, colleges and universities, and municipalities have laid the groundwork over the past five years to bring positive impact for today and more importantly, the future.
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