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The South Florida real estate market continues to garner national headlines as business expands into the condo market. For months, million-dillion single family home sales were surging and it seems like that surge has bled into the condo market in Palm Beach County. 

According to appraiser Miller Samuel Inc., in the last month, signed contracts for condos worth at least $1 million jumped 300% from a year earlier. Palm Beach County has become a popular escape for the Northeast city residents that are seeking less congested area's during the pandemic. Single-family homes continue to benefit from the influx of new residents, but the boost in the condo market has greatly increased as we head into the winter months up north. 

Palm Beach County offers

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The distinguished "Top 100 Courses" list, released annually by Golf Digest, recently revealed that Juno Beach's Seminole was ranked as the 34th best golf course in the world. The world was able to see the unqiue beauty and distinct dynamic of Seminole this past summer during a Covid-19 relief match featuring Palm Beach County residents Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler and Dustin Johnson. 

Here is what Golf Digest had to say about the local gem: "The course plays along and between two main dune lines, and Ross made the most of the opportunity with holes continually tacking in different directions. The club prides itself on its firm playing surfaces and when the coastal breezes kick in, watch out. Some grouse that the course’s reputation is built on the

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Palm Beach County is open for business and the world is listening. In the past few weeks Palm Beach County has secured large investments from two national companies.

Elliot Management, a $41-billion dollar hedge fund out of New York, recent announced plans to move into the Phillips Point complex in West Palm Beach. The short-term lease is temporary space until Elliott can open more permanent offices of at least 25,000 square feet. The likely landing spot, according to the Palm Beach Post is 360 Rosemary, the new office building under construction by Related Cos. at Rosemary Square, according to two real estate sources. By establishing West Palm Beach as its headquarters, the firm will be able to escape New York's high taxes. 

The second was a

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It has been quite the year for Jupiter resident golfers, and yet again, another local pro has found the winners circle. LPGA golfer Mel Reid took home the 2020 ShopRite LPGA Classic for her first ever win on the LPGA Tour. The victory gets Reid into the U.S. Women’s Open in December but next up is the third LPGA major of the year – the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship this week at Aronimink outside Philadelphia. 

Reid joins a slew of other golfers from Jupiter, who have won their respective tours in 2020, including Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger. Referred to as “Golf’s Hot Spot” in Golf Digest and the “Epicenter of Professional Golf” by GOLF.com, the sunny beachside town of Jupiter Florida is the place to live for today’s pro golfers.

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Southern Living Magazine recently listed their top 10 Snorkeling spots in the Sunshine State and our area was prominent, ranking in 5 of the top 10 spots. Take a look below at some of their favorites in the Palm Beach and Martin County area!

Bathtub Reef Beach, Stuart 

Family-friendly and scenic, Bathtub Reef Beach is located at the northern tip of Hutchison Island in Martin County. The beach gets its name from the water’s bathtub-calm conditions created by the reef system just off the shore. The reef hosts a variety of sea life, including endangered sea turtles. 

Phil Foster Park, Jupiter

 Wildlife abounds under the water’s surface at Phil Foster Park in Palm Beach County, which has a snorkeling trail 200 feet off Phil Foster Beach that

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Some may argue that every day is National Taco Day, because who doesn't love tacos? But the National Taco Day, according to nationaldaycalandar.com, is fast approaching and scheduled for October 4, 2020. Check out a few of our favorite spots in Palm Beach County to enjoy tacos this weekend! 

Blue Water Taco Co. 

2525 Military Trl, Ste 105

Jupiter, FL 33458

https://bluewatertaco.com/ 

PapiChulos Taco – Jupiter

1556 US-1

Tequesta, FL 33469

https://www.papichulotacos.com/

Calaveras Cantina

125 Dockside Cir

Jupiter, FL 33477

https://calaverascantina.com/

Coyo Taco – Palm Beach

340 Royal Ponciana Way #M335
Palm Beach FL 33480

https://coyo-taco.com/palm-beach/

Roccos Tacos

5090 PGA Boulevard,

Palm Beach

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The White Elephant Palm Beach will be opening on Nov. 4, 2020 on the site of the old Bradley Park Hotel on main street. The 32-room sister property of Nantucket's White Elephant will feature 19 suites, a u-shaped social pool and international inspired restaurant, Lola 41. 

Guests will be welcomed onto the property by a seven-foot white elephant statue by Santa Fe-based artist Fredrick Prescott. (A “sister” elephant statue, Trunket, is on the grounds of White Elephant in Nantucket. The statue is just one of 120 original pieces of modern and pop art curated by the owners and Elkus Manfredi.  

Guestrooms and suites range from 510 to 3,000 square feet, including the two penthouse suites which feature large living rooms, fully equipped kitchens and

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Since 2007 the legends of the game have made a stop in Boca Raton for the PGA TOUR Champions event at the Old Course at Broken Sound Golf Club. This year, the event will return to Broken Sound but not only take place in a month, it will also feature a brand new title sponsor. The TimberTech Championship will be played in front of a national TV audience the week of October 26 to November 1, 2020.

Since its inception, the newly named TimberTech Championship has raised over $2 million for local charities through the Boca Raton Champions Golf Charities (BRCGC), with the Boca Raton Regional Hospital serving as the primary charitable beneficiary.

World Golf Hall of Fame members Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson, as well as 2010 FedExCup Champion Jim Furyk,

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West Palm Beach's historic Clematis Street is ready for its close up! The two-year construction project has finally finishedup the final stages and residents of Palm Beach County are welcome to enjoy the new streetscape. 

From the waterfront to Rosemary Avenue, the $18.8 million dollar streetscape has widened the sidewalks, narrowed the travel lanes and many on-street parking spots eliminated travel lanes to discourage cars and emphasize the on-foot experience on Clematis, an entertainment, dining and shopping focal point for residents, tourists and workers.

There's still work to be done but it's all expected to be complete by the end of October, officials said Thursday according to the Palm Beach Post. 

The 600 block will get a minor update,

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In support of local restaurants in Jupiter and Palm Beach Gardens, Villain Bike Boutique at Downtown Palm Beach Gardens will host a biweekly bike tour on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The 15-mile, three-hour ride leaves at 7:30 p.m. from Villain Bike Boutique, at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Avenue, Suite 3106. 

Riders will make up to three stops at local restaurants including Paddy Mac’s, Twisted Trunk, Das Biergarten, The Cooper, Salute Market, Rocco’s Taco’s, Voodoo Bayou and Scusi. The ride is free, and any food purchases are up to the rider.

Bikers may bring thier own bike and helmet or rent an electric bike from Villain at a discounted rate. 

Advanced registration is required. For information, call Villain Bike Boutique at 561-629-7507.

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