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Garner is one of the friendliest towns in the Raleigh area and home to Scotty McCreery, 2011 American Idol Winner. Nestled in the exciting, high-tech Research Triangle Park (RTP), Garner is a unique and inviting combination of the best of the old and the most innovative of the new, just minutes from metropolitan areas.
A truly fascinating harmony is found in our community of approximately 26,000 people. Because Garner has a small-town heritage, it’s the kind of place where neighbors meet at their mailboxes and talk over local issues, where folks turn out in droves for Friday night high school football games and for the annual Independence Day festival.
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Garner is the place to find all of the opportunities that go along with economic growth and all of the benefits of city living in a less taxing, more gracious living and business environment. It offers all of those big “quality of life” amenities that everyone searches for. Garner NC Real Estate has maintained steady growth compared to other areas around the country.
Garner is located at the interchange of Interstate 40 and U.S. 70, approximately eight miles south of downtown Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina. Because of Garner’s close proximity to Raleigh, all of the amenities and activities that are available in the capital city are a short distance away for Garner residents. Garner offers quick access to the Triangle’s first-class universities (N.C. State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University), and Research Triangle Park.
Based on such metrics as school performance, green space and cultural amenities, Businessweek.com ranked greater Raleigh the best city in the country in 2011. Forbes in 2011 declared the area to be the No. 1 place in America for business and careers. It is the fourth time in the past five years that the area has been ranked No. 1 in this category. Forbes also ranked greater Raleigh as the No. 1 place for families with young children, the No. 2 place for young professionals and No. 2 on its list of the next big boom towns in the United States.