Harvey Oyer Celebrated during BDB Gala

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West Palm Beach partner Harvey E. Oyer III received a warm thank you at the annual gala of the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County. The 40th annual event took place at The Breakers in Palm Beach on September 9.

The event celebrated another year of success for the Board under Harvey’s stewardship as Chair of the organization. It also served as an opportunity to highlight Harvey as outgoing chairman and thank him for his exemplary leadership from 2021 to 2023. Among his many accomplishments for Palm Beach County, Harvey was particularly lauded for:

  • Facilitating the arrival of 57 new companies to the county
  • Creation of 4,341 new jobs
  • Creation of $464.5 million in capital investments
  • More than 2 million sq. ft. of office space leased

Proceeds from the evening benefit the Business Development Board, a private, not-for-profit corporation, in its mission to achieve economic development goals in the areas of business recruitment and expansion, job creation, workforce development, infrastructure and availability of capital.

To learn more about the Business Development Board Gala, click here.

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 Land Use 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.

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