Follow the Sun: Rebuilding Florida Business

2020 has seen a rise in suburban and cross-country relocation as city dwellers re-assess the needs of their family and focus on locales with flexible schooling options, lower corporate and personal tax rates, and homes with larger living space, segregated offices, fitness areas, and outdoor access. Already the third most populous state, Florida has seen an additional […]

A Brief History of the Island of Palms

An image of historic Palm Beach is easy to conjure, much like a Slim Aarons photograph: a woman in a Lily Pulitzer sheath and oversized sunglasses, Hermès scarf wrapped around her coiffed hair, stands before a turquoise pool and bright tropical garden. There is a martini somewhere in frame. She is casually chic, confident, and […]

South Florida’s Beach Day Alternatives


Beaches closed? Worry not. South Florida offers a plethora of activities to keep you entertained, active and inspired. We’ve selected a few of our favorites below. Charter A Yacht Spoil yourself with a fully captained daily yacht rental. Crafted for full enjoyment of life at sea, these beauties feature exceptional exterior living spaces, swimming platforms, […]

Interview With Kelly Smallridge, CEO of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Kelly Smallridge, President and CEO of Palm Beach County’s public/private economic development agency, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB). She serves as the longest tenured economic development President in the State of Florida. We discussed quality of life, tax advantages, travel ease, cost of […]

Florida’s Strong Economic Outlook for 2020

Florida's strong economic outlook

According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida’s strong economic outlook for 2020 is holding steady, and the state is expected to continue outpacing the nation in job creation. A strong, post-recession job market recovery, continued salary growth and increased retail spending, Florida’s economy is expected to outperform the national forecast for four straight years, […]

Top Florida Industries, Established and Growing

Florida industry overhead view

Few states can match the scale and scope of Florida’s industry assets. The competitive costs, large talent pool, comprehensive infrastructure, global connectivity, and nationally-recognized training programs have supported the growth of a robust economy, with particular strength in the top 6 Florida industries are below. Tourism Known for its miles of sandy beaches and crystal-clear […]