All you need to know about Warwick

Warwick is a city located in the state of Rhode Island, in the United State of America. This city is situated in Kent County and is 10 miles south of Providence the capital of Rhode Island. The population of Warwick is 80,871 and is the second most populous city in the state. The main language spoken in Warwick is English and the currency used is the American Dollar. The city is located approximately 169 miles northeast of New York City and 50 miles southwest of Boston. Due to Warwick being the second largest city in Rhode Island it is a popular destination for business travel professionals seeking quality furnished accommodation such as furnished apartments and corporate housing.

The history of Warwick dates back to the 17th century. The city was founded in 1642 by Samuel Gorton when Indian Chief Sachem Miantonomi agreed that the land could be settled upon, settlers used the land for farming and grazing animals. The Earl of Warwick and Governor in Chief for the Colonies later made Gorton a Charter of the area; due to this, the settlement was named Warwick in honour of the Earl. Warwick is home to the opening act of the American Revolution, the burning of the Gaspee. During the Industrial Revolution, Warwick emerged as a major textile manufacturing city due to the abundant supplies of water the city had access to. The clothing company “Fruit of the Loom” was founded in Warwick in 1851. Toward the end of the 19th century, Warwick was one of the richest communities in the State and had driven up its reputation as a business travel hub.

The economy of Warwick employs 43,662 people and the largest industries in the city include healthcare, retail and manufacturing. Kent Memorial Hospital is the largest employer in the city.  The median household income in Warwick is approximately $66,000 which is higher than the average annual income in the United States. Warwick’s city centre is one of the most popular areas for business in the city. There is a range of corporate accommodation and furnished apartments in Warwick city centre that is a perfect option for business travellers staying in Warwick.

There are many things to do in your spare time in Warwick. Due to the city’s location on the coast, there are many beaches and open green space to visit including Goddard Memorial State Park, Rocky Point Park and Oakland Beach. There are many shops, restaurants and bars to visit in the city centre, visitors can explore and make the most of their time in Warwick. SilverDoor offer corporate housing in touching distance of all such attractions to make your business travel stay in Warwick as fulfilling as possible.

Warwick is served by a range of interstates routes including Interstate 95, Interstate 295 and Route 37, which allows you to easily connect to surrounding areas and cities. There are many bus routes throughout Warwick that connect to neighbouring city Providence. T. F. Green Airport is located just outside of Warwick city centre, allowing visitors to easily access the city centre. Our furnished apartments and corporate housing in Warwick is in close range to a number of transport links.

SilverDoor offer a number of corporate housing options in Warwick that are perfect for business travel. Enquire today for accommodation specialist who can help you find the best furnished apartments in Warwick to suit your business travel needs. Book now.