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What Makes Denver a great place to live?
Denver is experiencing a huge influx of new residents. One major reason is the outdoors. A surplus of outdoor recreational activities in and around Denver makes the city a haven for those seeking an active lifestyle. You can easily access gorgeous hiking locations like Lookout Mountain, Eldorado Canyon State Park, and Flatirons for both casual and challenging day trip treks. Besides a plethora of unbeatable hiking locations, the Denver area also allows its residents to indulge in activities as diverse as white-water rafting, zip-lining, and cycling. The city includes a beautiful 40-mile paved bike path that begins downtown. Further, there are hot springs and a 20-acre plot of botanical gardens ready for strolling. And, of course, there is skiing, skiing, and more skiing! Echo Mountain, Loveland, Arapahoe, Eldorad, and Winter Park are all under a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Denver.
Colorado has the lowest obesity numbers out of any U.S. state, and its landscape is partly responsible for this. How can residents avoid exercise while being surrounded by an almost endless amount of outdoor activities to indulge in? Another reason why Denver residents find themselves in great shape is the city’s altitude (it’s one mile above sea level). This mile-high environment contributes to cardiovascular health over the long term.
What Makes Denver a Smart Place to Invest?
Denver’s economy has experienced an impressive upward swing in recent years, and you will find no shortage of work.
Not only is Colorado’s capital included on Forbes’ list of the best places for business and careers (ranking fourth), Colorado at large has one of the highest GDP growths out of any state in the nation. The city has a very strong job market with its powerful aerospace, biotech, finance, and healthcare sectors. If you want to jumpstart your career or build a startup, Denver is a fascinatingly great choice.
Denver’s booming restaurant scene also draws a huge foodie crowd, which is not a widely known aspect of the city’s culture. Over the past decade, handful after handful of daring and unique restaurants have sprouted across the city.
Today, excellent options exist for all kinds of palettes and flavor-seekers. From exquisite Ethiopian and Vietnamese to American BBQ, steakhouses, and seafood options, there is an almost never-ending list of options to surprise yourself with.
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Coming in at #3 in a LendingTree study on the most popular cities for millennials to buy homes in, Denver is in the throes of a thriving real estate market.
Investors are setting their sites on Denver for a few different important reasons. Like we mentioned above, Mile High City’s economy has been exploding over the past few years, and employment is likewise on an upswing. The city is therefore attracting quite a lot of professionals and entrepreneurs, something that isn’t expected to slow down any time soon. Investors also cite the fact that development in Denver is increasing as well. All of the favorable qualities listed above contribute to Denver ranking highly for development opportunities. The city will continue to expand and thrive.