Palm Beach County

It’s been a successful year for economic development with a record-breaking number of new companies and families moving to Palm Beach County. We were the #1 county in Florida for growth in 2021, and 2022 looks even better!

We at AltTech Industries love having our Company and Partners based out of this Amazing Community. So many things are happening in Florida; partners offer us so much more than you could imagine.

Business Development Board Palm Beach County

The BDB is the county’s official economic development organization that attracts and retains business investment through corporate relocations, expansions and international trade. The efforts have a lasting and sustainable impact on our county.

This past year, the BDB facilitated 31 corporate relocations and expansions that created 3,028 high-salary jobs and $150 million in capital investment.

New Area Code in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County was recently assigned 728 as a new area code (in addition to 561). Anticipating that phone numbers starting with 561 will run out by 2023, the new number was assigned by the Florida Public Service Commission.

PBI International Welcomes Its 13th Airline

Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) is pleased to welcome Breeze Airways with service starting on February 19.Some of the destinations include:·    New Orleans, Akron, Canton, Columbus, Charleston, Norfolk  and Richmond.

Historic John F. Kennedy Bunker

With the recent approval of a 30-year lease agreement with the Port of Palm Beach for $10 a year, the county will be restoring and managing an area on Peanut Island that includes President John F. Kennedy’s Cold War-era Bunker.

The 1,800-square-foot Bunker was built in 1961 as a top-secret nuclear bomb shelter for President Kennedy during visits to his family’s estate in Palm Beach.

Winter Polo Season and Equestrian Season

Polo is one of Palm Beach County’s favorite pastimes that dates back to the 1970s. The International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC) is one of the most premier polo destinations in the world and is located right here in our backyard. The IPC hosts many of the greatest high-goal teams and tournaments in the world.

Outside Exercise/Fitness Courses throughout Palm Beach County

There are a number of county parks that provide outdoor fitness courses with exercise equipment such as chest press machines, ellipticals and self-weighted rowers – all free!

Nonprofit Highlight: Veterans & Homefront Voices

Veterans & Homefront Voices is a local nonprofit that connects our veterans with Junior ROTC cadets to capture, preserve and share the veteran’s legacy.

In addition, this year marks the 80th anniversary of WWII. In preparation for several upcoming celebrations honoring local WWII veterans, the nonprofit is recruiting local veterans to be recognized.

Palm Beach History Corner

In 1872, Palm Beach’s first permanent settler, Charles “Charlie” Moore moved into Augustus Lang’s abandoned house in Lake Worth. Charlie acquired more land on Palm Beach and across Lake Worth, near Lake Magnolia.

As word spread northward of the paradise the pioneers had discovered, family, friends and other new settlers followed in increasing numbers from many states.