The City Point/East Side area of South Boston has been going through some major changes with much new development and much needed renovations. Property values are sky rocketing and property in and around the area is highly sought after.
Homes in the area have become very desirable properties.
The location and the close proximity to downtown Boston has also helped to increase property values.
City Point is close to many desired amenities and conveniences like restaurants, financial services and banks, world class shopping options, airports and other easy access transportation hubs, parks and recreational facilities and more.
Today, many residents are college graduates and a good percentage are married.
More and more renters have moved into the area in recent years and the average age of that group ranges between 20 to 29. The top employment categories in City Point are manufacturing, office work, administrative, executive and sales.
City Point/West Side of South Boston has been slower to begin re-development but it has started with similar results that the East Side has experienced. The City Point/West Side also benefits from its proximity to downtown, but also to the South End.
The West Side also benefits from its having two Red Line "T" stops: Broadway and Andrew Station. This is ideal for those who commute to and from central Boston on a daily basis. Many new residential projects have been approved and many are under construction, including luxury condominium developments. This area has housing options for just about everybody's budget and lifestyle. Many new stores, shopping malls and retail shops are opening on a regular basis, with many more coming in the future. The West Side is coming to life right before our eyes.
South Boston continues to grow and thrive. South Boston has a diverse, wholesome cultural mix of blue and white collar workers, families and singles.
The South Boston area is becoming quite famous for its specialty shopping options for men, women and children. Specialty shops selling designer clothing, handmade jewelry, sweaters, linens and other items line Broadway, from east to west.
You will find numerous cafes and restaurants, coffehouses, bakeries and pizzerias catering to all of your needs and desires ranging from gourmet to popular fast food outlets. South Boston is located within a mile of major expressways that point north, south and west. Logan Airport is easy and fast to get to by private car or public transportation. Higher Educational options, some of the world's finest hospitals and medical centers, arts and cultural options like its cosmopolitan theaters, art museums, social events and prestigious shopping is as close as two miles from South Boston. South Boston is home to historical and art societies, artist colonies, sports bars, libraries, Irish Pubs and nightlife, clubs, churches, athletic tracks and fields and citizens associations.
South Boston is called home by many long time residents and also by the young professionals who are drawn to the area's open spaces, hot nightlife and the easy access to downtown. The neighborhood has miles of beaches and waterfront parks also.
There is a strong sense of 'pride of ownership' by the residents of South Boston, for their neighborhood with families remaining in the neighborhood for generations.
There is a strong desire to live in South Boston and this has caused significant residential and commercial growth in the area in recent years.
The South Boston neighborhood is a city with a small town neighborhood feel, rich in history and tradition.
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