All you need to know about Wauwatosa

Wauwatosa is a city located in the state of Wisconsin in the United States of America. Wauwatosa is situated in Milwaukee County. The most recent American census, in 2017, estimated the population of Wauwatosa was 48,277, making the city the 14th most populated city in Wisconsin. The city is located just west of Milwaukee and is located in the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Wauwatosa is situated 75 miles east of Madison, the capital city of the state of Wisconsin and 100 miles north of Chicago. Wauwatosa’s prosperous metropolitan area made the city an increasingly popular destination for business traveller seeking corporate housing in Wauwatosa.

Wauwatosa has a rich history. The history dates back to 1835 when the founder of Wauwatosa, Charles Hart learned of the prime land that lay just west of Milwaukee, he went to explore the land and established the first permanent settlement in the area. Hart opened a saw-mill and started building houses for fellow settlers, this area became known as Hart’s Mill. In 1842, on the 5th of April, Wauwatosa separated from Milwaukee and became its own city. The city was named after Potawatomi Chief Wauwataesie and the Potawatomi word for “Firefly”. The city centred on its cultural and social life which moulded the community. Post World War II the city tripled in size and today is a thriving centre for commercial, medical, retail development. There are many business travellers coming to the city on business, and there are many corporate accommodation options and furnished apartments in Wauwatosa perfect for business travel.

Wauwatosa has a mix of unique small and large corporations which lead to a strong economy. The largest industries in Wauwatosa include medical, high-tech research, manufacturing, retail and professional and personal services. The median annual income of Wauwatosa is $70,632, which is above the average annual income in the United States and the state of Wisconsin. The largest business district in Wauwatosa is the Milwaukee County Grounds. There are many furnished apartments close the business districts of Wauwatosa making them great for business travel.

There are many things to do in Wauwatosa and tourist attractions are a brilliant way to take time out of your working day or at the weekends. Visitors can head to the Mayfair Mall to enjoy a bit of retail therapy. Other popular attractions include Milwaukee County Zoo, Miller Park, and Miller Brewery Tour. There is a range of corporate housing in Wauwatosa that are situated close to these attractions so business travellers enjoy easy access to all of Wauwatosa hotspots.

Wauwatosa has excellent transport links. Milwaukee County has many bus routes that run around the city and provide easy access into Milwaukee. Wauwatosa is served by interstate and state highways; Interstate 41 runs through the middle of the city and provides links south to Chicago. The nearest airport is General Mitchell International Airport which is 14 miles away from the city centre. SilverDoor provides corporate housing and furnished apartments a short distance from Wauwatosa’s main travel hubs.

SilverDoor offer a number of quality furnished apartments in Wauwatosa which are perfect for business travel. Book with SilverDoor today to make your business travel experience to Wauwatosa an enjoyable one. 

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