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WPB Economic Development Update

There are two presentations below. The first is the presentation given by Chris Roog, Director of Economic Development, on November 20, 2014. The second is a more detailed look at current development across the city of West Palm Beach.     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 11-20-14 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PRESENTATION BY WPB DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC […]

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VIDEO: City & DDA Kick Off New Arts & Entertainment District

  WATCH VIDEO OF THE MAYOR’S DEDICATION AND COMMENTS  November 13, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – From the Kravis to the Norton, from pop up galleries to world class restaurants, West Palm Beach has always been the cultural center of the Palm Beaches.  Thursday the city made it official. Working together with the Downtown […]

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City of WPB vs. All Aboard Florida: Who Should Pay For New Road?

    November 10, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – When All Aboard Florida builds its downtown West Palm Beach station, two  streets will be permanently closed to make room for the platform. Those closures have the potential to snarl traffic around the station and on nearby downtown streets. Because of that risk, the City […]

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West Palm Beach Launches New Youth Violence Prevention Program

October 1, 2014 (West Palm Beach, FL) – The City of West Palm Beach announced today it will begin a new program aimed at reducing violence among the city’s youngest residents and improving the health and well-being of children and teenagers in the City’s less affluent neighborhoods. West Palm Beach is one of only nine […]