Boynton Beach, FL is in Palm Beach County. 68,000 diverse people call this ocean side city home. Median home sales have increased significantly in the last year and are up 12.1% to $210,000. At the same time, the number of home sales has decreased. Real estate offerings include swank rental communities on the Intracoastal Waterway, condos, luxury estates, golf communities and traditional Florida neighborhoods.
Boynton Beach’s greatest amenities are the amazing year round sub-tropical weather year and the beautiful, award-winning beaches. It is located convenient to Palm Beach International Airport 15 minutes to the north and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport 30 minutes to the south. Palm Beach County's third largest city is currently undergoing a strong redevelopment effort which includes a large marina project. The planned developments will add to the livability of the area. The Boynton Beach Mall, Boynton Town Center and Renaissance Commons are popular areas that are updated. The city offer many cultural activities and active pursuits for residents and visitors.
Historical landmarks in the city include the hands-on Schoolhouse Children's Museum and a wrecked ship named Lofthus that is now an Underwater Archaeological Preserve accessible to and popular with divers. The recently upgraded Intracoastal Park includes a Veteran's Memorial, picnic areas, a splash-playground for kids and gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway. Improvements at Boat Club Park area mean that boaters can more easily park at, launch and navigate the Boynton Inlet. A major park in the area is the popular Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park. It was voted the best family beach in Palm Beach County by The Palm Beach Post in 2001. The boardwalk was recently rebuilt with exotic Ipe wood. Recent improvements to buildings along the boardwalk make it a pleasant place to recreate. Other alluring parks include Gulfstream Park, A1A and Ocean Inlet Park. A popular nature area is the Green Cay Nature Center and Wetland, which is a great place for nature walking, bird watching and learning about nature. After enjoying one of the many outdoor activities in Boynton Beach, residents can visit one of the area’s great restaurants to satisfy their hunger. Choices include fresh Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and much more. For those with school-age children, there are a variety of good public, private and parochial schools to choose among in Boynton Beach. The city is also close to a large selection of post-secondary schools, universities and vocational programs. It also offers educational programs to adults who would like to improve work skills or obtain high school diplomas. Boynton Beach, FL is experiencing a renewal that is increasing the city’s desirability and livability.