If there is one thing history has taught us about real-estate, it is that location is still just as important now as it’s ever been. “Location, Location, Location” is a term credited to British real estate tycoon Lord Harold Samuel (1912-1987) however, it was used as early as 1926 by real-estate magazines in Chicago. Fast forward to 2017 and as the most beautifully situated apartment development in Birmingham, Alabama we are very proud of our “location, location, location.”
We are so delightfully located on the outer edge of the Birmingham that you don’t quite feel like you’re in the city, but still close enough to participate in the town’s modern amenities. Our close proximity makes commute times to local hot spots one of the most compelling considerations for residents who choose to make The Retreat at Mountain Brook their apartment home.
“Did you know this coming year the average American will spend 4.4 days commuting to work!”
This figure is predicated on a study conducted by IndexMundi back in 2013, which calculated an average commute time of 25.5 minutes for US workers. The IndexMundi has “Sweet Home Alabama” 23rd on the list at 24.2 minutes commute time to work.
When polling our current tenants, we discovered the average commute time from The Retreat is 14.7 minutes! That’s a nine & half minute difference lower than the state average, putting us at number 1 on the IndexMundi average commute time compared to national standards.
Now it’s becoming clear why location truly is everything! Aside from the work commute times we’ve also charted driving times to some of the most notable destinations around the city.
With so many great attractions found in The Magic City, we made an easy to reference infographic depicting the top locations local’s love to frequent based on drive time.
Convinced now that The Retreat at Mountain Brook is an outstanding place to live? If so, click below to schedule a tour of the premier “location, location, location” because we know you’ll want to call it home the minute you do.