►Florida Atlantic and Cleveland State universities conducted a study to quantify the relationship between lack of paid sick leave and poverty in the United States, finding that working adults without the benefit are three times more likely to earn incomes below the poverty line.
►Arizona-based nail salon Prose plans to open 30 locations across South Florida.
►Connecticut-based jet engine developer Pratt & Whitney, which has a large presence in the county, is adding 215 jobs amid a $100 million expansion.
►Peter Raimondi and partners launched Dakota Wealth Management, an independent investment management firm with more than $600 million in assets, in Palm Beach Gardens.
►The $300 million Atlantic Crossing, a mixed-use development spanning two blocks on Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach, broke ground on its nine-acre site.
►Insite Studio, a planning and landscape architecture consulting firm, opened in West Palm Beach.