“A Perfect Business Climate”
Delta Sky Magazine, December 2010

Living in paradise certainly takes the sting out of work, which may explain why so many businesses choose Palm Beach County for their corporate or regional head-quarters. “Ultimately, we rank extremely high interms of a CEO’s first choice on where they want to live and raise a family,” says Kelly Smallridge, president and CEO of the Business Development Board. “Once they step outside and experience our sunshine, it doesn’t take them very long to consider what it would be like to do that 365 days a year.”

Are you interested in locating your Business in WPB?

We encourage you to visit the following websites to learn about the business opportunities our partners have to offer.


Helpful City Programs and Services:


West Palm Beach Demographics

West Palm Beach Population 2010: 99,919 (City) – (incorporated in 1894)

City population 1950: West Palm Beach (43,162)

Metropolitan Area Growth rate (2000-2009):
West Palm Beach (Miami): +10.77%

Urban Area Population (2000 census):

West Palm Beach (Miami): 4,919,036 (ranked 5 nationwide)

Urban Area Population Density (2000 census): West Palm Beach (Miami): 4,407.4

City Population Growth from 2000 to 2010: +17,816

City Land Area: 55.1 square miles

Convention Center Exhibition Space:

Palm Beach County Convention Center (2004) – 100,000 square feet

Tallest Building: Trump Plaza – 331 feet

Downtown Nightlife: Clematis Street, CityPlace

Downtown walkable? 92 out of 100, according to