In “A Cup of Coffee with Harvey Oyer III,” Harvey shares more about his career as a land-use attorney, his community involvement, his family and his biggest fears. Harvey is currently Chair of the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches and incoming Chair of the Business Development Board. As a fifth-generation Floridian, he is often viewed as Palm Beach County’s de facto historian.
“In my view, Palm Beach County is now a far better place than it was when I was growing up,” said Harvey. “The amenities, people, diversity, inclusion, cultural experiences, restaurants, number of flights, and unprecedented influx of intellectual capital have created the kind of energy that propels communities forward and allows them to thrive.”
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About Harvey E. Oyer III
Harvey E. Oyer III is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group. As a fifth generation native of Palm Beach County, Harvey brings a unique perspective to his understanding of the issues facing the region, its real estate market and development. He is one of the region’s leading land use & zoning lawyers, having led the approval of many of the county’s largest and most iconic projects. Harvey represents commercial and residential developers, cultural institutions, large farming interests and rural land owners, and governmental agencies in real estate transactions, finance, land use, zoning, agricultural law, and government affairs.