Norfolk has an international airport, many schools and colleges, and a vibrant night life. Everything within reach.
is located at the core of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area, named for the large natural harbor of the same name located at the mouth of Chesapeake Bay. It is one of nine cities and seven counties that constitute the Hampton Roads metro area, officially known as the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA. According to Wikipedia, with a population of 242,803 as of the 2010 census, it is Virginia’s second-largest city behind neighboring Virginia Beach.
Norfolk is a city of neighborhoods. It has a huge variety of homes and neighborhoods available for anyone moving to the area. Everything from 150 yr old historic homes to new construction. There are walk-able neighborhoods, bay front neighborhoods with a marina, to brand new homes and construction.
Your one-stop contact to the city is through the Bureau of Community Outreach, which serves as a liaison between Norfolk neighborhoods and the various city departments. The City of Norfolk web site provides information on everything from city employment opportunities to what number to call to get your sidewalk repaired.
NORFOLK AND THE MILITARY
Norfolk has a very large military and contractor presence. United States Fleet Forces Command, United States Joint Forces Command, Second Fleet, and Naval Station Norfolk (the world’s largest naval station) are located in Norfolk, Va.
There are many options if you’re working on your bachelors, skilled trade or graduate degree. With the high turnover of military personnel you might even consider investing to build out your real estate portfolio.
We work with many military personnel and are very familiar with Va loans, etc. If you are relocating to Norfolk we would be happy to assist you with buying or renting real estate in Norfolk. There are some great homes for sale out there and with a Va loan you may qualify for one with no down payment.
Shipping is huge in Hampton Roads. Most major shipping lines have a permanent presence in the region with some combination of sales, distribution, and/or logistical offices, many of which are located in Norfolk. Norfolk is also home to fortune 500 companies such as Smithfield Foods, Norfolk Southern, etc. According to Wikipedia:
Though Virginia Beach and Williamsburg have traditionally been the centers of tourism for the region, the rebirth of downtown Norfolk and the construction of a cruise ship pier at the foot of Nauticus in downtown has driven tourism to become an increasingly important part of the city’s economy. The number of cruise ship passengers who visited Norfolk increased from 50,000 in 2003, to 107,000 in 2004 and 2005.
We can help you find the right representation and property if you are interested in Commercial Real Estate for Sale in Norfolk, Va.
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