Category Archives: Construction Services

Be a Part of One of the Greatest Sustainability Summits…FOR FREE!

Thanks to our great Sponsors, registration has just been made free to all businesses, residents, students, teachers and volunteers of West Palm Beach! (West Palm Beach, FL) – The e4 Sustainability Summit is just around the corner- and we’ve partnered with the National Green Schools Network to bring national speakers and exhibitors to the PB […]

Demolition of Palm Beach Mall Begins

ADVISORY WHAT:   DEMOLITION TO BEGIN AT PALM BEACH MALL WHEN: THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2013 @ 10 AM WHERE: PALM BEACH MALL – CONSTRUCTION ENTRANCE OFF CONGRESS (West Palm Beach, FL) – The much anticipated demolition of the Palm Beach Mall will begin Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:00am. The demolition is expected to take approximately […]

Major WPB Redevelopment Project Gets Green Light

Project expected to create 600 new jobs, and generate $43 million dollars in new tax revenue over 25 years.   (West Palm Beach, FL) – A proposed new luxury resort hotel, spa and residential community has been overwhelmingly approved by the City of West Palm Beach Planning Board. The proposed project is for the area […]

What Do We Get From Development? New Tool Has Answer

LAND OF THE PRESIDENTS PROJECT FIRST TO RUN THROUGH CALCULATIONS   August 31, 2012 The City of West Palm Beach has a new tool that calculates the real-world benefits created by adding development projects to city tax rolls. New development projects mean additional property tax revenue for the city. Yet it is often hard to […]

Implosion of 1515 South Flagler Building set for Feb. 14

Area Surrounding the Building will be Off-limits to the Public (Wednesday, February 10, 2010)  The City of West Palm Beach is proceeding with plans to monitor and assist with the implosion of the 1515 South Flagler condominium building.  The implosion is scheduled for Sunday, February 14, 2010, at 9:00 a.m.  The implosion is being performed […]

New Schedule to Improve Customer Service in Construction Services

New Operating Hours Also Help Make City Department More Efficient (Wednesday, August 19, 2009) The City of West Palm Beach’s Department of Construction Services announced a new schedule today with the goal of improving customer service and making the department as efficient as possible. Due to a slowdown in business, the Department’s staff has been […]

WPB first city in Florida to receive prestigious building honor

(Monday, March 17, 2008)  The City of West Palm Beach’s Construction Services Department has become the first such municipal department in the state of Florida, and only the fifth in the nation, to receive a prestigious honor from an industry group. The Construction Services Department has earned the Building Department Accreditation awarded by the International […]