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City Garners National Attention for High-End Jobs, Strong Economy

Life - Miami County Post originally published at Life - Miami County Post

City of West Palm Beach Receives National Attention for Attracting High Salary Jobs, Capital Investment & Strong Economy
Mayor Keith James touts West Palm Beach’s transformation at CoreNet Global Conference

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (November 15, 2022) – Mayor Keith A. James joins the Palm Beach County Business Development Board in recruiting new corporate citizens to the City of West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County.  Mayor James, business, real estate, and educational leaders are keynote speakers at CoreNet Global in New York City, touting the opportunity that once again has created a spotlight on West Palm Beach as Wall Street Companies are drawn to the area’s talent offerings, room for corporate expansion, great schools, and environment.

“The City of West Palm Beach is experiencing unprecedented growth, investment, and national and international interest,” said Mayor James.  “I’m grateful to have this opportunity to promote West Palm Beach while showing our regional cooperation with business, education, and government to promote opportunity for all our residents and visitors.

Joining Mayor James before a national audience is Stephen M. Ross, Founder & Chairman of Related Companies; Kelly Smallridge, President & CEO of the Business Development of Palm Beach County; Kent Fuchs, President University of Florida; and Lauren Hedvat, Head of Real Estate Strategy/ America’s Managers Director, Goldman Sachs.  

The mayor is highlighting the following:

  • How the city, real estate developers, and corporations cooperate to build an optimal and sustainable environment for companies and their employees.
  • New opportunities to build future leaders with a downtown University of Florida campus.
  • Creating an urban oasis where people live, work, play and learn.
  • His commitment to West Palm Beach as a birthplace of opportunity for all.

To learn more about the economic opportunities in West Palm Beach, contact Rebecca J. DeLaRosa, the Director of Economic Development at (561) 822-1400 or email at

To contact the City of West Palm Beach, please dial (561) 822-1200 (TTY: 800 955-8771). For information about the City of West Palm Beach, please visit:

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