► Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway named Donald Kiselewski as chairman to its advisory board.
► National home builder Pulte Group proposed to build Bella Vita, a 98-unit townhouse complex in West Palm Beach, 8239 Okeechobee Blvd.
► J.C. Penney has closed roughly 140 stores nationwide, including two locations in Palm Beach County.
► Houston Astros franchise owner Jim Crane paid $6.5 million for an office building and plans to transform it into a hotel, 1666 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.
► New York’s Related Cos. proposed a 25-story waterfront office building in West Palm Beach, 142 Lakeview Ave.
► Developer Charles Modica proposed Love Street, an ecotourism development that would connect waterfront properties Suni Sands, a 10-acre site, and Rustic Inn Crabhouse in Jupiter.
► Boca Raton-based Geo Group, a private prison operator, paid $360 million in cash for Community Education Center, a rehabilitative service provider for prisoners.
► Integra Connect, a cloud-based clinical and financial platform for alternative payment models, has entered the health care market.
► Restaurateur Dave Magrogan of Delray Beach’s Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar plans to open 10 more locations across Florida.
► Nationwide, Sears is trying to sublease space at its department stores; locally it’s in a legal battle at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens.