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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