The Coastal Lifestyle with Big City Amenities!
Big City Life with Coastal Charm
Living in Norfolk, VA is fun and exciting. You get the best of both worlds: life on the water, and big city fun! Beaches are minutes away. You can watch the ships come into the port of Norfolk, visit area galleries, dine on the waterfront, and stroll for miles enjoying shopping, attractions, and live entertainment. Looking for culture? Try the Chrysler Museum of Art, or catch a show at the Scope. Want to go to a game? Visit. Harbor Park, home of the Tides baseball team. Looking for great nightlife? Discover Granby Street, the Ghent area of Norfolk, or catch the best of local bands and national acts at the NORVA. If you like outdoor festivals, Norfolk is the place to be! From HarborFest to the Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival, there is fun for everyone.
An Exciting Place to Live and Work
Norfolk is a great place to live and work. Its home to over 16,000 businesses. Companies that make Norfolk home include the U.S. Department of Defense, Maersk Line Limited, The Virginian Pilot, Sentara Healthcare, and many more. For a detailed list of industries and employers visit the Norfolk Department of Development Web site, click on city profile, and then select employer profile. Curious about the city’s tax rate, city services or just have general questions about the City of Norfolk? You can find the answers to these questions and more on the Norfolk government Web site.
Norfolk is also a vibrant military town, and is home to Naval Station Norfolk, the world’s largest naval station. The Naval Station Norfolk complex sits on 4,300 acres of land. The station is home to 75 ships and 134 aircraft, along with numerous aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, large amphibious ships, submarines, supply ships, and helicopters. Air operations conducts over 100,000 flight operations each year, an average one flight every six minutes. Want to see the station yourself? Book a tour at Naval Station Norfolk!
Norfolk and Family Life Go Hand and Hand
Norfolk and family life go hand and hand; the city has numerous educational and cultural resources, parks, and venues for family fun. The Nauticus National Maritime Center is Norfolk’s own interactive science and technology center that explores the naval, economic, and nautical power of the sea. It’s also the home of the Battleship Wisconsin, features the Hampton Roads Naval Museum and boasts a theatre that shows HD films on a giant screen. In the mood to take the family out for a scenic outdoor stroll? Try the Norfolk Botanical Garden. Education is important to the citizens of Norfolk. To learn more about schools and school districts in Norfolk, visit the Great Schools Web site, or go to the Norfolk schools Web site.
Convenient Opportunities for Higher Education in Norfolk
There are many educational facilities conveniently located in the City of Norfolk. Including Eastern Virginia Medical School, Old Dominion University, Norfolk State University, and Tidewater Community College to name a few.
Norfolk Sets a High Standard on Healthcare Facilities
Access to quality healthcare is important in any community and Norfolk sets the bar high on healthcare. Norfolk is home to many hospitals and healthcare facilities including, the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, a world-renowned facility specializing in women’s health and infertility issues, and Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD). Additionally, Sentara Heart Hospital, part of Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, provides some of the most specialized cardiac care in the Mid-Atlantic.
Find Your Place in Norfolk
People chose Norfolk as their home because of the abundant mix of leisure activities, the relaxed lifestyle on the coast, and the strong economy and growth of the area. New homes and construction are plentiful due to the strong military presence in Norfolk. Real estate and MLS listings are easy to find and there are many options available. From urban upscale condo living, to waterfront property, to golf course communities, to spacious single family homes, your perfect home awaits in Norfolk, VA.
Southerland Real Estate is Here to Help You
If you ready to move to Norfolk, contact Southerland Real Estate today and begin your adventure in Norfolk! The knowledgeable Realtors® at Southerland Real Estate can assist you in selling your existing home and can help you find your new home. Contact us today!