The rest of the world knows Augusta, GA as “home to the Masters Tournament.” But the Augusta we know is more than just the second-largest city in Georgia. The “Garden City of the South” is a tranquil place steeped in grace and tradition. Our charming neighborhoods are lined with mature trees and range from historic mansions to newer homes built in classic architectural styles. The Savannah River is right in our backyard and the scenic Riverwalk allows one to forget that we live in a city at all. With a pleasant friendliness in the air, a relaxed pace, a fair cost of living, and a grand public school system, it’s easy to see why people would relocate to Augusta.
Work in Augusta, GA
Augusta, Georgia boasts a vibrant and ever-expanding job market. We blog about new expansions and job opportunities all the time! Our area’s largest employer is Fort Gordon, which has approximately 30,000 military and civilian employees working there. Augusta is a hub for biotechnology and medicine. The Medical College of Georgia and neighboring health care institutions account for more than 25,000 area jobs. Teaching opportunities, sales / accounting, civil engineering, and social service jobs are also aplenty down here. You can see a list of the top Augusta employers here.
Homes In Augusta, GA
Compared to other areas in the country, you’ll find that housing prices are low in Georgia. We offer homes for all budgets, with the majority falling between $150,000 and $250,000. You have a wide variety of housing styles to choose from in our market, as well as a good mix of old and new. Each neighborhood has its own distinctive charm. With your choice of 8 high schools, 10 middle schools, 36 elementary schools and 4 magnet schools, Augusta is a great place to raise kids.
Life in Augusta, GA
There is no shortage of fun for Augusta residents. The Riverwalk area offers scenic pathways, museums, gardens and an open-air concert pavilion. The Augusta Canal is the ideal location for canoeing, kayaking, biking and picnicking. As you can guess, golf is a big part of the Augusta lifestyle as well. Our many restaurants serve up local specialties from fried catfish and collard greens, to barbecue and biscuits, as well as Broad Street’s international cuisine from all around the world. We can offer you venues for jazz, ballet, symphony orchestra, rock music, and late-night dance clubs. Events like the annual fireworks at Patriots Park, fishing tournaments, Laurel and Hardy Festival in nearby Harlem, the Renaissance Fair, and Friday art fests keep the friendly neighborly atmosphere alive.
Here are some other resources you might like:
- List of Resources for relocation to Augusta
- Cost of Living Calculator
- Search Homes for Sale in Augusta
Please contact Prudential Beazley Real Estate for more information on relocating to Augusta or the surrounding area at 706-863-1775.