All you need to know about West Palm Beach

West Palm Beach is a city located in Florida, USA. This city is the county seat of Palm Beach County, the third most populated county in Florida. West Palm Beach has a population of 110,222 as of 2017; the population of the city has significantly risen in the last 30 years. The main language spoken in West Palm Beach is English and the currency used is the American Dollar. West Palm Beach shares a sister status with, Mersin (Turkey), Tzahar (Israel) and Budva (Montenegro). There are many notable people that come from West Palm Beach including the two iconic tennis-playing sisters, Serena Williams and Venus Williams. The city is situated 70 miles north of Miami and 168 miles south of Orlando. West Palm Beach’s fast-growing metropolitan area has made the city an attractive place for business travel and therefore there is a need for more corporate housing in West Palm City.

The history of West Palm Beach dates back to 1893 when Henry Morrison Flagler came to the region and decided to turn Palm Beach into a resort and create a commercial city opposite for his workers. It was this “worker city” that went on to become West Palm Beach. In the 1920s the city grew rapidly and quadrupled in population. Between 1950 and 1960 West Palm Beach was the fourth fastest growing area in the United States. Today the population of West Palm Beach is still increasing and its vibrant downtown business district attracts lots of business travellers to the area. There is a range of corporate housing and furnished apartments in West Palm Beach.

The county of Palm Beach is one of the economic powerhouses of Southern Florida. Florida has no state income tax and low corporate taxes making it an attractive location for business. The largest industries in West Palm Beach are education services, health care and social assistance. Other big industries include retail trade, accommodation and food services, professional, scientific and management.  As well as West Palm City is a thriving business centre, it is also the regions official seat of government. The main business district in the city is in downtown West Palm Beach. There is a range of furnished apartments close to this area making them perfect for business travel.

There are many things to do in West Palm Beach including visiting Peanut Island, in the Port of Palm Beach, the perfect place for swimming and snorkelling. Other popular attractions include Palm Beach Zoo, Rapids water Park, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum and the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. With a stay in a SilverDoor furnished apartment, business travellers enjoy easy access to all of West Palm Beach’s hotspots and tourist attractions.

West Palm Beach is served by various state and interstate highways including U.S. Highway 1 and Interstate 95 which runs right past the city. Palm Beach International Airport is a short distance from the city centre and is the 52nd busiest airport in the country. West Palm Beach also has many rail and bus routes throughout the city. The city’s flat terrain makes it very popular for cyclists to commute to and from work. Our corporate housing in West Palm Beach is close to a range of major transport hubs.

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