The City recognizes that fostering strong relationships with business partners is crucial to driving economic development and prosperity. By collaborating with a diverse range of businesses, from local startups to multinational corporations, the City creates a dynamic environment that encourages innovation, job creation, and overall growth. These partnerships facilitate the exchange of ideas, resources, and expertise, helping to attract new investments, industries, and talent to the region.
1909 is a non-profit organization dedicated to the holistic growth of entrepreneurs, small business owners, creative freelancers, and innovators. Offering affordable workspace, education resources, and events. Named after the year Palm Beach County was founded, 1909 is a member-only organization and community dedicated to founders and freelancers who care about building a better tomorrow for themselves, their families, our community, and the world.
To learn more, please visit https://www.weare1909.org/.
BRIC", a 1.7 million square foot office campus, offers South Florida businesses a premier location for their office, mission critical and affiliated business facility requirement. Expansive and efficient floors provide a customizable opportunity for companies seeking a headquarters, creative office, date center, and flexible work spaces. BRIC on-site amenities include a transit-friendly private shuttle to Tri-Rail, dining marketplace, conference centers, accredited day care center, outdoor lawn and lake, walking trails, fitness center, campus activities, and walkable retain nearby. BRIC tenants have peace of mind with the knowledge that a sturdy generator will keep business buzzing in the event of a power outage.
Renovations at BRIC in 2017 focused on promoting wellness, integrating smart campus technology, and adding amenities that reinforce a positive work environment.
BRIC's strategic location on Interstate 95 on Yamato Road allows for access from Miami / Ft. Lauderdale to West Palm Beach. Direct access to the campus via Yamato Road, Congress Avenue, Spanish River Boulevard, and Tri-Rail all within the proximity of a variety of living, dining and retail, creates an ideal business location.
The mission at BRIC is to provide a Smart, Connected and Resilient Campus environment. Several critical data and telecom pathways, the property has a "Highly Resilient Facility" with its redundant power and structural resilience and offers an unsurpassed value proposition for businesses. For more information on BRIC or space availability please visit workatbric.com.
Tourism generates an annual economic impact of approximately $10 billion in the local economy and supports more than 85,000 jobs. As the official destination marketing organization charged with promoting Palm Beach County, Discover plans and executes initiatives including sales, marketing, research, visitor services, and industry relations. The goal is to deliver the right message in order to increase visitation and economic impact in Palm Beach County.
For more information, please visit https://www.thepalmbeaches.com/.
The Adams Center for Entrepreneurship focuses on community engagement efforts offering a portfolio of innovative programs to provide "real world" experiences to students. These programs are organized into three areas: cross-disciplinary academics, community outreach, and venture creation from emerging technologies.
For more information, please visit https://business.fau.edu/centers/adams-center/.
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is home to technology companies and research-based organizations working to support the research and development activities of Florida Atlantic University and to foster economic development and broaden the economic base of Broward and Palm Beach counties. The Research Park at FAU hosts Global Ventures, an international soft-landing center for second-stage technology companies, as well as FAU Tech Runway, a South Florida public-private partnership that serves as a hub to accelerate technology development and incubate startup companies.
The Research Park at FAU is a 70-acre destination for R&D companies to thrive, established in 1985, it is widely regarded as South Florida’s laboratory for new entrepreneurial ideas and technologies. The Research Park at FAU is governed by the Florida Atlantic Research and Development Authority, an independent special district created by Palm Beach and Broward counties in partnership with Florida Atlantic University, organized under Chapter 159, Part V, Florida Statutes.
At a Strategic Planning session in the spring of 2018, the City Council discussed the value of Tech Runway and its role in fostering small developing companies through education, mentoring and funding. At the request of Tech Runway, the City Council authorized and approved a grant in the amount of $50,000 per year for three years beginning in January 2019 through the Economic Development Fund.
FAU Tech Runway is a South Florida public-private partnership fostering technology start-ups. Through our collaborative workspace, entrepreneurs find the complete ecosystem to house, educate, mentor, and fund their companies from inception through expansion stages.
Supported by Florida Atlantic University’s Division of Research, FAU Tech Runway® partners with the Research Park at FAU, the Institute for the Commercialization of Research, the FAU offices of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (OURI), and other affiliates. FAU Tech Runway’s vision is to help launch South Florida’s next generation of global entrepreneurs.
To learn more, please visit us at http://www.fau.edu/research/tech-runway/index.php.
South Florida Tech Hub is a non-profit membership association uniting and building the software, engineering, digital, and information technology industry verticals throughout South Florida. Their core focus is fixed on producing long-term economic impact by attracting new business, supporting startups, and building the talent pool. With a scope of services that meet the needs of a wide range of industry professionals, from corporate CEO’s to freelance developers, we believe in fostering the industry through networking, special events, education, advocacy, and community support.
For more information, please visit https://techhubsouthflorida.org/.
The Park At Broken Sound (TPABS) now serves as ‘The Perfect Address’ for businesses, employers and a workforce seeking the Planned Mobility (PM) advantage. These include companies with C-suite executives, entrepreneurs and employees interested in doing business and inspiring innovation within a vibrant, yet balanced work/life environs with convenient nearby lifestyle, leisure, fitness/recreation, sports, culture, entertainment and play options. Those who live and work at the sprawling signature pedestrian-friendly 700-acre park-like mixed-use TPABS enjoy working and living amidst 29 acres of lakes/waterways; 28 acres of open green space; 1,160+ trees (including Black Olives/Shady Lady Olive, Ficus, Live Oaks, Queen Palms, Sabal Palms and Royal Palms) with the rugged picturesque El Rio Trail that runs through the property.
TPABS is an ideal business destination for companies, large and small, from global headquarters to entrepreneurial start-ups. There is plenty of opportunity for those seeking relocations or market entry with new builds, freestanding headquarters and properties to renovate or reinvent. Currently the hub features 5.2 million square feet of office space plus 210,000 square feet with preliminary site approval, 554,000 square feet of commercial/retail space; plus 81,000 square feet with preliminary site approval, and three first-time-ever residential projects approved totaling 1,050 multifamily units.
The advantages of the new work/live lifestyle with an in-park residential component are many. TPABS is just minutes from all major highways and private airport, equidistant to/from two international airports and features free City shuttles to/from Boca’s Tri-Rail Station. It is conveniently located a few miles from two universities and one state college; A-rated public schools; award-winning private schools; sports arenas and stadiums; a world of shopping, dining, art/culture, recreation and nightlife, major destination events (i.e. Allianz Championship, Boca Raton Bowl, and Festival of the Arts BOCA) and pristine beaches and parks.