Palm Beach County Received Award at
Florida Province Recognized for Globalization Program
Acknowledging Palm Beach County for its globalization initiative, the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the world’s largest economic association, presented an award to the Florida entity at IEDC's Annual Conference in Reno, Nevada, October 4-7... More
Palm Beach County Public Market Network, A Business Plan: The Public Market project was identified as a goal in the Palm Beach County 21st Century Economic Development Strategic Plan. In 2006 the Palm Beach County (PBC) Economic Development Office in coordination with the PBC Cooperative Extension Service commissioned a business plan to create a network of two (2) Public Markets. The report indicates that a Palm Beach County Public Market Network, which includes two new Public Markets in Riviera Beach (Marina Market) and Belle Glade (Glades Market), would be feasible and advantageous to the citizens and communities of Palm Beach County. This proposed Public Market Network is estimated to provide over 1000 new jobs and over 200 entrepreneurial opportunities. Click here to read the Business Plan.
Palm Beach County Post Disaster Redevelopment Plan: The purpose of the plan is to act as a single reference for guiding decision-making and action during the difficult disaster recovery period, as well as detailing actions that can be taken before a disaster strikes to speed the recovery process.
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy 2007 – 2012: The Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council (TCRPC), in partnership with its local government, business, nonprofit and community leadership has developed a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) to help the Region achieve long-term economic sustainability and regional competitiveness. http://www.tcrpc.org/departments/CEDS%202007-2012.pdf
Palm Beach County Urban Redevelopment Area, Planning Study adn Corridor Master Plans: This report prepared by the TCRPC represents a year-long multi-disciplinary, collaborative effort to forge a clear vision for redevelopment in Central Palm Beach County.
WaterWise South Florida Landscapes: This is the South Florida Water Management District's new plant and landscape practices guide designed to help property owners landscape in ways that conserve both water and our environment, and often also save time and money. https://my.sfwmd.gov/pls/portal/url/ITEM/2521D421446DB32FE040E88D82522B4B
Arts and Economic Prosperity III: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences in Palm Beach County, conducted by Americans for the Arts.
Industrial Land Use Needs: This report was prepared by the Intergovernmental Plan Amendment Review Committee (IPARC) for Palm Beach County. It provides information about the need for industrial land use and its importance to the future economic development and employment opportunities of the local economy.
Central Palm Beach County Transportation Corridor Study and Recommendations: http://www.pbcgov.com/mpo/pdf/Central_PBC_Study.pdf
South Florida East Coast Corridor (SFECC) Study: The scope of this Transit Analysis Study is to develop and analyze alternatives that potentially integrate passenger and freight transport along the SFECC, which is centered along the existing FEC Railway.
Palm Beach County Workforce Housing Needs Assessment 2006: A study prepared by The Metropolitan Center at Florida International University (FIU) on behalf of the Housing Leadership Council of Palm Beach County, Inc.
The Lake Okeechobee Regional Economic (LORE) Alliance of Palm Beach County Economic Development Summit Final Report: Approximately 150 residents; city, county and state officials; business leaders, and agency directors met to continue the dialog and discussion of issues developed at the Tri-Cities Economic Development Summit of 2005, to review activities and developmental progress since that time and to consider prospects for future economic development in the Lake Okeechobee Region.
Florida Life Sciences Road Map: Florida’s life sciences industry has the potential to develop a robust innovation pipeline that links universities and research institutions with incubators, intellectual property firms, and venture capital. The Milken Institute has produced a road map for developing the industry. http://www.bdb.org/clientuploads/Bioscience/Milken_Study_Report.pdf