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By Mark Richards
Apr 7, 2014 - 12:22:01 PM

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Brighton, Colorado

The city of  Brighton, Colorado real estate is a thriving small town that is situated on the northeast corner of Metro Denver (about a twenty-minute drive), and about fifteen minutes from Denver International Airport (DIA). Brighton, located in the fastest growing area of Colorado, provides its 30,000 plus residents with all of the highly desired modern city amenities while still retaining that "down-home" ambiance. Behind all of this is a strong economy, an affordable cost of living,
City Hall, Brighton, Colorado
City Hall, Brighton, Colorado
an outstanding community infrastructure and a wide variety of very affordable home choices. In 2004, the Colorado Economic Development Council chose the City of Brighton as Large Community of the Year.

You will find that the cost of buying a home in Brighton is extremely affordable. The cost of housing is still among the lowest in the Denver Metropolitan area, with the cost of housing averaging between $200,000 and $240,000 depending on whether you are purchasing an existing home or a newly built home. There are also many different types of housing options to choose from, including everything from "starter" homes to townhomes and condos to "executive" estates.

Brighton has a dynamic economy, that keeps the unemployment rate very low, features stable job expansion, and promises a high projected future job growth (more than twice the national projection for the next ten years). Brighton is also well positioned to benefit from the quickly expanding "green economy": Vestas America, a company that is investing $230 million in a local wind-power turbine nacelle and blade manufacturing facility, is generating 1,350 new jobs locally. Other companies that offer jobs locally include Halliburton, along with the K-Mart and Staples distribution centers. Brighton, being home to the county seat, is also considered a major employer in the region.

Historic Church (1886) in Brighton, Colorado
Historic Church (1886) in Brighton, Colorado
Brighton owns and operates twenty neighborhood and community parks, comprising thirty plus miles of trails and 600 acres of wide open space. The city operates and manages a first-class recreation center with all of the newest amenities, ball fields, an outdoor swimming pool and a recreation center for our senior citizens. It goes without saying that the availability of an extensive array of recreational facilities gives young and old alike the opportunity to become involved in a wide range of recreational activities. Further, there is Barr Lake State Park, which is a source of numerous outdoor recreation opportunities, including hiking, boating, fishing, bird and eagle watching and nature walks. Ice fishing, skiing, and snowshoeing are winter activities you can participate in inside the State Park as well.

Brighton also offers a full array of opportunities for learning. The school district's mission to provide an excellent education for all is evidenced by the high rate of graduation for our students and the fact that our students score above both the state and national averages on the SAT's. Brighton's close proximity to Denver brings many post-secondary opportunities, including access to institutions such as Regis College, the University of Colorado and the Colorado State University.

In all, Brighton CO is a lively city which has many companies offering ample employment opportunities as well as many schools and areas of recreation making it a wonderful place to work, live and play. This ideal community offers any amenity anyone could desire, yet it retains that crucial "down-home" ambiance.

Selected Neighborhoods in Brighton, CO - Single Family Homes

Baseline Lakes  -  Bestview Acres  -  Box Elder - Box Elder Estates  -
  Brighton Crossing  Brighton East Farms  -  Brighton Mall  -  Bromley Creek  -  Bromley Park  -  Buckley Acres  -  Buffalo Run  -  Cam Mar Estates  -  Clover Meadows  -  Cottonwood Vista  -  Creekside  -  Eagle Shadow  -  Eagle Shadow South  -  Great Rock  -  Great Rock North  -  Hayesmount Ridge Estates  -  Highland Park  -  Holly Crossing  Homestead  -  Indigo Trails  -  Jacobs Run  -  Johnson Farm  -  Mustang Meadows  -  Park Place  -  Platte River Ranch  Pheasant Ridge  Pleasant View  -  Riverside  -  Rocking Horse Farms  -  Shenandoah  -  Sheraton Park  -  Sugar Creek  -  Sunflower Ranch  The Preserve  -  The Village  -  Todd Creek  -  Todd Creek Farms  -  Todd Creek Meadows  -  Valley View Estates  -  Van Aire  -  Wadley Farms  -  Wheatland Heights  -  Wright Farms

Links of Interest for Brighton, Colorado...

City of Brighton  -  -  you will find a wealth of information about Brighton here!

Brighton Chamber of Commerce  -  -  can give you the latest data regarding local businesses.

Brighton 27J School District  -  -  includes snow closures, school calendars, standards, test scores, school listings, administration information and more!

Amy Hitch at HomeSmart Cherry Creek  Denver Colorado Real Estate offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in real estate transactions and homes for sale in Brighton, Colorado and the entire Denver Metro areaLet us help you find a home or sell a home! Give us a call at 720-299-3554. We look forward to hearing from you!

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