As the city of College Station reached an important milestone in its history by having 100,046 inhabitants as of January 2014, city authorities and residents alike, along with local businessmen like trusted College Station realtors anticipate a wider array of economic opportunities to rise within the area. In an article published on the online news portal KAGSTV.com, city officials express their hopes for the future of the city and reiterate some advantages of the city’s 100K milestone:
Morgan Hester, College Station Staff planner, said “it’s exciting because it puts us over, it’s kind of a big milestone.”
The hope that restaurants who look for certain population quotas will come here. She said, “it’s attractive to those outside businesses to come and locate their store or restaurant or something here.”
In fact, Hester’s outlook for the city has already become a big boon to top realtors in College Station handling both residential and commercial property deals – even before the city reached 100,000 inhabitants. Last January, three new restaurants (Boneheads, Willie’s Grill and Pappadeaux) opened on Restaurant Row, across from the Hilton Hotel on University Drive, all of which are situated within the greater Bryan/College Station area.
The restaurants are great additions to the city, considering that a growing population means an increase in the demand for commercial services. The connection to additional movers is quite clear – if people see College Station as a city aptly providing its residents with enough amenities for a high quality of living, they wouldn’t hesitate moving in and settling within the city.
The projected business boon is sure to ramp up College Station’s reputation as a great city to settle down in. To add up to this, the city’s average house pricing is also sure to entice future buyers, with a median home price of $125,300 (almost $60,000 cheaper than the current average home price nationwide). The combination of affordable-but-quality housing along with continuously improving public and private amenities is sure to boost College Station’s real estate market in the coming months and years.
Good city-wide services, affordable housing, and lively communities – all these factors add up to College Station’s growing popularity as a favorable city. If you’re still planning the move (or have even already decided to), you ought to work with dependable real estate professionals from established companies like The Traditions Realty Team for the latest news, prices, and all other concerns regarding the real estate market. A lot of people are finding College Station, TX worth living in – why not join the movement? It might be the best decision you’ll ever make whether for your family or for your business.
(Source: City of College Station Reaches 100K Population, KAGSTV.com, February 18, 2014)