► Mark Pateman has become a managing principal of Cushman & Wakefield’s Palm Beach County operations.
► Developer Schmier & Feurring has proposed a Fairfield Inn and Suites hotel to be located just outside the Mall at Wellington Green.
► Billionaire Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin purchased a 4.18-acre oceanfront site for $85 million in Palm Beach.
► President Donald Trump’s development company was ordered by a federal judge to pay $5.74 million to former members of Trump National Golf Club Jupiter for changing membership rules when he purchased it.
► The Florida Staffing Association has named Kelly Merbler, regional market manager for the employment services firm AppleOne, its president for 2017-18.
► New York-based marketing and communications agency Sharp Communications has opened its first Florida office in West Palm Beach.
► After Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio vetoed a $114 million public subsidy, Transit Village developer Mike Masanoff is seeking a new deal for his 1.1 million-square-foot mixed-use project in West Palm Beach.
►Gilbane Building Co. will provide construction management for the expansion and renovation of the
Norton Museum of Art, with design direction led by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect, Lord Norman Foster.
► Gerry P. Smith, formerly the chief operating officer and executive vice president in the North Carolina office of Lenovo, is the new CEO and director at Office Depot.
► Billionaire developer Jeff Greene is overseeing the operations at the Tideline Ocean Resort and Spa, which he purchased in 2011, replacing management group Kimpton Hotels.
► Phase 1 is completed and phase 2 is underway for Azure, a condominium on the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach Gardens, which was developed by Frankel Enterprises and built by Gilbane Building Co.
►Brett Morris, COO of the Polo Club of Boca Raton, is the recipient of the James H. Brewer Award as part of Club & Resort Business’ Excellence in Club Management Awards.