"Boynton Beach" got its name from a community that broke off from the Town of Boynton in 1931. That community became known as "Ocean Ridge" while The Town of Boynton took the official name of "Boynton Beach" in 1941.
Boynton Beach is located one town north of Delray Beach and is just South of Palm Beach and offers a temperate warm climate which historically was an area known for growing pineapples, mangoes and oranges. Boynton Beach is affectionately called “Boynton” by the locals and is one of the fastest growing small cities in South Florida. According to a recent study, Boynton Beach is the 21st fastest growing city in the U.S and a visit to Boynton will show you why. Boynton Beach offers affordable living in a great climate with good schools and this is one of the main reasons why the city is growing so rapidly and appealing to families with children.
But it is not only families that are moving to Boynton Beach. Boynton boasts a rapidly growing base of retirees and vacation home and second home owners looking for affordable real estate in a great location. And Boynton fits the bill situated smack in the middle between swanky Boca Raton and the elite wealth and allure of Palm Beach. Indeed one of the allures of Boynton Beach is the affordability for a city that is on the beach, and many people from Miami and Fort Lauderdale are moving up to Boynton or retiring in Boynton. A casual stroll along the Beach will tell you that there is no shortage of people moving from New York either.
AERIAL VIEW OF BOYNTON BEACH
If you like sun, beaches, boating, golf and tennis then Boynton is a perfect location for you. The $150 Million Dollar Marina Village on the Intracoastal and the $500 Million Dollar Renaissance Commons are examples of large scale development in Boynton. Recently the Peninsula opened with waterfront residences and boat docs with waterfront views of the Intracoastal. Developer GL Homes has built 11 communities in Boynton Beach and has plans for 3 more in the works. Developers are flocking to Boynton Beach because land is cheaper and more plentiful than in in Miami Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County.
There are many communities in Boynton with affordable homes being built with prices that are quite a bit less than neighborhoods to the south and north. West Boynton Beach has seen tremendous growth over the past few years and many areas that were formally orange groves are now full of newly developed communities. All that growth in construction and population has contributed to more malls and shopping centers being built to cater to the growing needs of a larger population. There are now almost 70,000 people who call Boynton Beach home.
BOYNTON BEACH WATERWAYS VIEW OF INTRACOASTAL
When you move east there are luxury waterfront homes and condos on the Ocean and also on the intracoastal. Prices increase substantially as you go east but for waterfront real estate, the prices are quite a bit lower than neighboring Boca Raton and Palm Beach. This affordability is driving an influx of buyers looking for more bang for their buck. If you are looking for waterfront properties at a more affordable price then Boynton Beach could by your next home.
West Boynton Beach is all about affordability. There are many retirees and active adult communities with affordable condos which can be purchased for less than $100,000. Boynton Beach is a great place to retire and for this reason there are so many retirees in Boynton and a sizable New York population that has transplanted themselves and now call Boynton Beach home.
OCEAN AVE BRIDGE IN BOYNTON BEACH JUST SOUTH OF TWO GEORGES
If you like fishing then the Boynton Beach inlet offers direct access to the ocean and some of the best fishing spots in South Florida. Charter captains are available to direct you to some of the best fishing spots located just off shore of the Boynton Beach Inlet. On windy days when the ocean is rough, locals gather at the Boynton Beach Inlet to watch boaters dodging the waves as they maneuver through the Boynton Beach Inlet which is considered by boaters to be one of the most treacherous inlets in South Florida.
Boynton Beach Restaurants situated on the intracoastal like the waterfront “Two Georges Waterfront Grille” (see the picture above) and the “Banana Boat” have been catering to tourists and locals for years and are bustling on the weekends with boaters and tourists and locals looking for the fresh catch of the day and a view of the Intracoastal.
Boynton Beach offers a lifestyle for all ages. If you are thinking about relocating to South Florida come Explore what Boynton has to offer by searching for your perfect home or condo below.