Grand Rapids Homes

GRAND RAPIDS Community, Homes, and Everything Else!
Grand Rapids is regarded as the second largest city in the U.S state of Michigan, located on the beautiful Grand River. Lake Michigan is just 30 miles away with sandy beaches and charming boat towns. Travel farther north and you’ll run into Good Morning America’s most beautiful places to visit in America!
Grand Rapids has rich history. But the excitement & growth in the city these days cannot be beat!


Grand Rapids is home to four major nationally recognized Hospital systems. These organizations specialize in Transplants, Cancer, Children, Rehabilitation, Neuroscience, and fostering community health with education. The “Medical Mile” attracts bright talent, higher education organizations, provides continued job growth, and has spurred redevelopment in surrounding Neighbourhoods.
Recently Grand Rapids was deemed “Beer City USA” by USA TODAY readers Michigan has over a 150 Breweries. Over a third of those are in Grand Rapids. That’s more incredible craft beer per square mile than just about anywhere else on earth!
Grand Rapids is a city that celebrates! Life, Art, Music, Families, Diversity, Connections, Culture, Ultruism, Health, & Quality!
Quite frankly, it’s Rapids City Pride. GR is a host to numerous non-profit organizations. This is a reflection of the residents’ willingness to improve and give back to their community.
Grand Rapids is definitely bringing in the accolades. GR made Livability.com’s Top 100 Best Places to live in 2015. According to Forbes it’s one of the most affordable as well. And to round that out, Grand Rapids is considered to be the number one place in the nation to raise a family (Forbes).
Grand Rapids Real Estate
Grand Rapids is a decent sized city. And there are opportunities from flipping, fixer uppers, investing, to Multimillion dollar homes, corporate opportunities, historical neighbourhoods, new developments, well established subdivisions, and hipster alcoves.
Connecting with an experienced Real Estate agent will ensure you get to the area that will suit your lifestyle.

Employment
Not enough can be said about the opportunities in Grand Rapids. Every relevant industry is present in GR. Whatever your back ground, specialty, or Interest-It can be found here in GR. There are giant employers, job fairs almost every week, and numerous organization to help you get that job or perfect your resume & interview skills.
Early Education
Let’s not forget about our little ones. After all this is the best place to raise a family. Of course there a variety of private preschools and educational programs for the under 3 crowd. And that is the case in every city. Kent County ISD has these programs for the smallest residents: Early Childhood, Early On Bright Beginnings, Great Start to Quality, Great Start Readiness Preschool, and Early Childhood Resource Fair. The local county libraries also offer daily programs to encourage reading and play. Little ones have plenty to do in GR and we haven’t even covered the other resources!
Grade School
The greater GR area has numerous education opportunities. First let’s get this fact out: Kent County runs a school of choice program. This means each Spring you can enter a lottery to put your child in any district you choose. Being able to choose where your child is for the entire day is empowering and reassuring.
So let’s cover Grand Rapids Area Schools.
Grand Rapids Public (GRPS) offers theme schools with core education accompanied by others like music, art, and global studies. GRPS also offers traditional education as well. This district covers households within the city limits unless a school of choice voucher is utilized.
Grand Rapids has many private & charter schools in the metro and surrounding areas. Each has different monetary requirements.
Outside of the metro are Wyoming, Kentwood, Northview, Forest Hills, Kenowa, and East Grand Rapids.
Higher Education
Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, PHD…. oh my!?
What are the options?
Calvin College–Grand Valley State University–Michigan State University–Central Michigan University–Western State University–Grand Rapids Community College—WMCAT–Kendall College of Art and Design–Goodwill Industries–Davenport University–Cornerstone University–Aquinas College–Grace Bible College–Ross Medical Center-Ferris State University—Compass Film Academy—
Conclusion
Grand Rapids has a bit for everyone. Your success story can start here with all of the opportunities. Please see the supporting links below. Included are amenities, websites, and organizations apart of this community.

Wikipedia: Other relevant information about the community for instance location, weather, local maps, sports, history and more related queries are available on web’s leading and most trusted information page.
Chamber of Commerce: The Chamber of Commerce works on promoting the economy of the city by uniting all businesses of different types from different part of the community. All business related information is available on their official page.
City Government’s Website: This page is your one stop solution for queries relating to bills and their payment of the same city. You also get an account of all upcoming official events and progresses of projects of public interests in the same.
Facebook: as it is now a days a promotional platform of nearly everything so it is for this community and its offices. Now you can be a part of everything if you are connected with and following the official Facebook page of the city.
District Public Schools: Grand Rapids Public School District imparts education among the community and is the fifth largest network in the city. The events are updated on a regular basis on their page with detailed information.
Grkids.com
Experiencegr.com
Grnow.com
Grand rapids Drive
Whitecaps
The Griffins
Grand Raggedy Roller Derby
Grand Rapids Social Club
Grand Rapids Gazelle Rugby

CREDITS
http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/best_places_USA/sleeping-bear-dunes-michigan-voted-good-morning-americas/story?id=14319616
http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-beer-town/
http://www.artprize.org/
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/eddf45gihi/no-1-grand-rapids-michigan/
http://www.forbes.com/pictures/emeg45effdi/16-grand-rapids-mich/
http://www.livability.com/best-places/top-100-best-places-to-live/2015
http://www.kentisd.org/parents–community/schools-of-choice/

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