Northeast Florida (also knows as the First Coast), is the destination for new residents to Live, Work and Play, and where locals choose to Stay. While our city is the largest in the U.S., this welcoming community still has a small-town aspect and is the perfect place for families, young professionals, and retirees. Here are some of our reasons why we love Northeast Florida, we know you will too!
The First Coast has a strong military presence that has a significant impact on the region by employing thousands of active duty, reserve, and civilian men and women. Northeast Florida is home to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, which is the largest Navy base in the Southeast, and Naval Station Mayport, which is home to the Navy’s Fourth Fleet.
World-Class Health Care
The First Coast is one of the biggest destinations for health care in Florida with some of the best health care providers and medical centers in the nation. We have one of the three Mayo Clinics and MD Anderson Cancer center as well as Baptist and Flagler Health. Residents in Northeast Florida also have access to children’s health care with Neumors Children’s Specialty Care and Wolfson Children’s Hospital.
Parents can fund numerous education options for their children with award-winning schools. The First Coast offers public, private, charter and magnet schools as well as schools geared for learning differences.
Northeast Florida is home to three Fortune 500 companies and more than 80 industry headquarters. Whether you are looking for a career in the health care world, government, retail, or military, the First Coast can help you find your perfect business and career.
The First Coast is full of a unique selection of neighborhoods each with its own personality. Whether you are looking for a downtown loft, historic home, a community with new builds, a beachside cottage or a rural farmhouse, your new home is here for you.
We love to have fun on the First Coast, which can be seen by our many concert venues and performing arts centers including the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, and Daily’s Place.
The First Coast is a prime spot for beach lovers with miles of sandy beaches and scenic shorelines filled with the true beauty of nature. Sun and sand are main attractions of the beaches, but several of the beaches also offer a glimpse of the area’s history and culture.
The First Coast food scene is a tantalizing fusion of casual elegance and classic southern comfort. You can sample cuisines from all over the world and find some of the best seafood on the East Coast!
Here in Northeast Florida there’s always a game to watch! The First Cost has just about any sport you could want! Whether you’re looking to head to TIAA Bank Field to cheer on the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, or watch a baseball game with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, there is a sporting event for everyone. Annual events in Northeast Florida include THE PLAYERS Championship, Florida-Georgia game, and TaxSlayer Gator Bowl.
The First Coast offers shopping districts and options for any taste! The St. Johns Town Center has more than 150 retailers and is a premier shopping destination. For trendy, upscale and unique boutiques visit our historic neighborhoods. Northeast Florida is also home to many farmer’s markets where you can browse homemade arts and crafts and shop from local area farms.
We love living here and helping others discover what they love most about Northeast Florida. Connect with us today at www.floridanetworkrealty.com and put our knowledge of Northeast Florida to work for you in the sale or purchase of a home!