Solar Yacht Silent Yachts, which has a Miami Beach office, used the Palm Beach International Boat Show for the U.S. introduction of the first production yachts powered exclusively by solar. Four different models, which can include diesel hybrids or sails, are shown online at silentyachts.us. A...

Research, new techniques improve results By Martin Lenkowsky Implanting devices in the brain to reduce the effects of Parkinson’s disease, making life-saving tourniquets available to average people, and educating students in the health sciences with lifelike mannequins are only a few of the featured stories in the...

Kast Construction ranks first in 2017 contracts awarded Compiled by Gilberto Medina, Research Director Kast Construction ranks first on SFBW’s list of South Florida companies based on its $555.57 million in contracts awarded in 2017. General contractors in our region have topped-off many projects in 2017. Among them...

Industry is booming, but faces challenges By Andrea Richard In March, SFBW hosted a roundtable breakfast with some of the region’s prominent general contractors in building construction. Participants in the panel contributed to SFBW’s research for its new feature, “The List,” which starts with general contractors in...

Corporate leaders share insights and advice from the C-suite By Andrea Richard Recruitment, corporate culture and the multigenerational workforce were the top topics discussed at the March 13 Executive Roundtable, an executive-level luncheon held at Nova Southeastern University’s Davie campus. Panelists were Paul Sherman, chief financial officer...

His journey took him from Apache helicopter pilot to economic leader In September, Michael DeBock became president and CEO of the Economic Council of Palm Beach, the county’s largest and most influential business advocacy organization. He leads the political, lobbying, grassroots, policy and operations of the...

By Darcie Lunsford The Trump administration’s shift from talking about reversing U.S. trade policy and toppling trade pacts to levying tariffs and engaging in high-stakes brinksmanship has sent a wave of uncertainty across South Florida’s otherwise-sizzling commercial real estate sector. In recent months, a flood of letters...