By Claire Trapasso | realtor.com
Thriving nightlife? Check. Walkable city streets? Check. Arts scene? Check.
The results are in, and the small to midsize city that boasts the most happening—yet still reasonably affordable—downtown of 2016 is historic Alexandria, VA, according to a recent report. Go Alexandria!
Livability.com, a real estate research and education website, looked at more than 2,000 cities with populations under 350,000 and analyzed their vacancy rates, the new developments going up, and the influx of people moving in (along with the cultural and affordability criteria above) to see just how America’s Main Streets stacked up.