Wednesday, April 14, 2010
The Chamber covers a lot of territory
According to Oakland County Census and Demographics Information, in 2008 Oakland County had more people than each of these nine “states”: Alaska, Delaware, District of Columbia, Montana, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont and Wyoming. The County ranks 31st in population of all U.S. counties.
The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber is proud to serve a vital role as the lead business advocate in five communities within the County; Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township and Franklin.
The Village of Beverly Hills has provided its residents with a safe and tranquil environment for the 51 years of its existence. Beverly Park is a beautiful 32 acre, multi-functional park. Located in the heart of the Village it provides baseball fields, tennis courts, a playground, nature trails and outdoor concerts.
The Village of Bingham Farms, known for its quiet rural charm, was incorporated in 1955. The 1.255-square-mile Village is located between 12 Ω mile and 14 Mile Roads and Telegraph and Lahser Roads. This affluent community dates back as early as 1820.
Birmingham is not only a well-known shopping destination, it is home to a spectacular collection of restaurants, theaters and parks. The Principal Shopping District also houses 2.2-million-square feet of office space, including 56 law firms; 48 financial, mortgage lenders and investment firms; nearly 30 physician offices; more than 20 dentists; more than 15 mental health professionals; 12 advertising agencies and eight interior design firms, among many other types of business.
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