Invest: Palm Beach 2020 Press Release

Invest: Palm Beach 2020 Press Release

2021-07-02T15:20:34-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Economy, Palm Beach, Press Releases|

By: Felipe Rivas


October 20, 2020

Palm Beach County’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges to highlight launch of second edition of Invest: Palm Beach 2020.

Palm Beach County, FL. – In this time of uncertainty, it is crucial to showcase the strength and overall resilience of the local community and economy. Invest: Palm Beach 2020 does just that. Compiled after eight months of thoroughly researched analysis, the second edition of Invest: Palm Beach 2020 highlights the opportunities in Palm Beach County’s economy through C-level insider insights and key business intelligence. Known for its advantageous tax climate, diversifying industries and highly amenitized Downtown areas, Palm Beach County is poised to continue its reputation as the Wall Street of the South while maintaining its population growth even through current coronavirus-related challenges. These challenges and the steps taken to overcome them are just some of the focal points in this edition of Invest: Palm Beach, published by Capital Analytics. The 2020 edition highlights economic activity throughout the metro area, and includes a special focus chapter on the Village of Wellington.

The Invest: Palm Beach 2020 business report features exclusive insights from industry leaders, sector insiders, elected officials and heads of important institutions, brought together in a comprehensive release. It analyzes the leading challenges facing the market and uncovers emerging opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.

The official launch of the publication will take place on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom Webinar. This event will consist of a brief introduction by Capital Analytics’ CEO Abby Melone, followed by two robust panel discussions, and a closing keynote speech by Business Development Board of Palm Beach CEO Kelly Smallridge. 

The panels will address the current economic climate as well as prevailing themes dominating Palm Beach County’s economy, mainly development opportunities in the region and the importance of community engagement  in driving growth. 

Moderated by Palm Beach County Department of Planning, Zoning & Building Executive Director Ramsay Buckley, the panel, Innovation in Development: Finding opportunity in an unprecedented time, will feature REG Architects President Rick Gonzalez, Brookwood Group Senior Vice President Mark Troen, Crocker Partners Senior Vice President Brett Reese, and Broward, Palm Beaches &St. Lucie Realtors® CEO Dionna Hall. The panel, Cultivating economic and community engagement to drive growth, will feature Gunster CEO & Managing Shareholder H. William Perry, West Palm Beach DDA Executive Director Raphael Clemente, Palm Beach Gardens Director of Planning and Zoning Natalie Crowley, Delray Beach CRA Executive Director Renee Jadusingh, and Village of Wellington Deputy Village Manager Jim Barnes. 

Hundreds of high-level guests and officials from Palm Beach County’s key industries and economic institutions will be tuning into the event. 

“Palm Beach County is experiencing positive economic activity as individuals and companies moving from the Northeast and beyond choose Palm Beach County as a place to grow or relocate their operations,” said Abby Melone, president and CEO of Capital Analytics. “Despite the challenges put upon us by COVID-19, Capital Analytics remains steadfast in our purpose: to deliver in-depth business intelligence through its print and digital platforms. Now more than ever, information is not only necessary, it is vital.” 


About Capital Analytics & Invest: Palm Beach

Capital Analytics is an integrated media platform that produces in-depth business intelligence through its annual print and digital economic reviews, high-impact conferences and events and top-level interviews via its video platform, Invest: Insights.

Invest: Palm Beach is an in-depth economic review of the key issues facing Palm Beach County’s economy, featuring the exclusive insights of prominent industry leaders. Invest: Palm Beach is produced with two goals in mind: 1) to provide comprehensive investment knowledge on Palm Beach County to local, national and international investors, and 2) to promote Palm Beach County as a place to invest and do business.

The book conducts a deep dive into the top economic sectors in the county, including real estate, construction, utilities and infrastructure, transportation and aviation, banking and finance, legal, healthcare, education, and arts, culture and tourism. The publication is compiled from insights collected from more than 200 economic leaders, sector insiders, political leaders and heads of important institutions. It analyzes the leading challenges facing the market and uncovers emerging opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.

For more information, contact: 

Max Crampton-Thomas

Regional Editor

305-523-9708 Ext: 233