Biz briefs


Mack Insurance Group to host Chocolate for Charity event
Boca’s Mack Insurance Group is hosting a Chocolate for Charity event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 25.
Stop by with school supplies and receive homemade sweets. All donated supplies will go to students in the programs at Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches.
Mack Insurance Group’s offices are located at 7251 West Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 206 in Boca Raton. For more information about Mack Insurance Group or Chocolate for Charity, visit or call 561-674-0774.
For more information on Adopt-A-Family, contact 561-253-1361 or visit
Boca’s Q.E.P acquires XPS Foam Limited
Q.E.P., Boca Raton-based tool maker, has acquired United Kingdom-based XPS Foam Limited, a manufacturer of recyclable underlay solutions for flooring. Q.E.P. provides flooring and installation tools for the flooring and tile industries. The purchase price was not disclosed.
Delray mortgage banker arranges mortgage finance deal for Boca showroom
Nancy Dockerty of Dockerty Romer & Co. arranged permanent mortgage financing totaling $9.5 million Boca’s Clive Daniel Home’s 68,389-square-foot showroom.
Clive Daniel Home is a highly innovative interior design center providing design services for residential and commercial clients. This is their second showroom in Florida, which opened in March 2016.
Dockerty Romer & Co. arranged the financing on behalf of their client, MB-BW Boca LLC through Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank provided a 10 year, fixed rate mortgage at an extremely competitive interest rate.
Palm Beach County Corcoran agents ranked top sellers
According to The Wall Street Journal/REAL Trends “The Thousand,” the Corcoran Group has the most Palm Beach County agents included in the annual rankings of the top-producing real estate professionals.
Palm Beach County agents recognized include: Paulette Koch, Jim McCann, and Candace Friis.
Koch was recognized as one of America’s top-performing agents and the No. 3 agent in Florida with sales volume of over $174 million. McCann of Palm Beach had a sales volume of over $163 million and Friis of Delray Beach had a sales volume of over $105 million.
Restaurant round-up
BRIO debuts new menu items
If you are heading to BRIO in Boca Raton, you may see some new things on the menu.
South Florida BRIO Tuscan Grille locations are featuring a “Moderno” take on tuscan dining with new dishes and drinks.
The new menu has 13 new entrées, small plates for two, three or four people to share, two-course lunch plates and new drink selections.
Sloan’s Ice Cream expands
The owners of downtown Delray’s Sloan’s Ice Cream plans to open a new location in City Place Doral.
The store is scheduled to open Nov. 1.
Register for Florida Women’s Business Center Conference
Registration is open for the Florida Women’s Business Center’s Third Annual Women’s Business Conference “L.E.A.P” Leadership, Execution, Accelerate, Profit.
The event is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road Delray Beach.
It costs $85 per person if you register before Aug. 15. then it costs $99 person.
Register online at under the events tab or call Gaill Lee at 561-265-3790 EXT 114.
The event includes a light Breakfast, lunch and free parking. Sponsorships and exhibitor tables are available.