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About Wilmington Communities
Ranking in the Top 100 Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine, Wilmington NC is an economically diverse town offering employment in many different areas of industry. Some of the top employers in Wilmington are GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy, Corning, PPD, Verizon Wireless, and Duke Energy. Healthcare, tourism, finance, and education are also among many of the promising careers in Wilmington. In addition to these major employers, Wilmington is also affectionately dubbed “WilmyWood” due to its major influence in the film and TV industry. Wilmington’s EUE Screen Gems Studios is the “largest domestic television and movie production facility outside of California” and is a major producer of many popular US films and television shows.
You might think that with all the incredible attributes the cost of living in Wilmington, NC would be quite high. Fortunately, it’s lower than the national average by 4% and lower than the state’s capital of Raleigh by 6%. Moving here will let you enjoy a little bit of savings when it comes to groceries and housing. You’ll also be relieved to know that the job market is thriving, so relocating here should be an easy transition.
When considering purchasing one of our new homes in Leland, Sneads Ferry, Winnabow, Jacksonville or Wilmington, you and your family should also feel confident that your child is getting a top notch education. New Hannover, Pender, Brunswick and Onslow County School Systems serves a variety of education options including public, private, religious, and charter schools. Among the area’s universities, UNCW has received accolades from Forbes, The Princeton Review, and was awarded a top ten ranking on U.S News and World Report 2015 Best Colleges report. Other area universities and colleges include Cape Fear Community College, University of Mount Olive, and Shaw University Wilmington extension.
In addition to Wilmington’s prestigious colleges and employment opportunities, this coastal town offers homeowners a variety of entertainment options. Historic downtown Wilmington, NC not only offers eclectic dining options and boutique shopping, but a variety of walking and carriage ride tours, theatre, access to the Cape Fear Museum, and The Battleship NC Museum. Kids can also enjoy the Cape Fear Serpentine Museum, The Wilmington Children’s Museum, and the Fort-Fisher Aquarium. For families or couples wanting more of an active weekend, days can be spent building sand castles at any of Wilmington’s famed beaches, boating and fishing on the Intercostal Waterway, or biking/hiking/canoeing at one of Wilmington’s most impressive parks, Greenfield Lake.
With all of the possibilities available to you and your family, how could you not consider a move to Wilmington or one of the surrounding communities? Contact Dream Finders Homes today to learn more about available new homes for sale in Wilmington NC!