Durham Real Estate
DURHAM AT A GLANCE
Home to Duke University and Research Triangle Park, Durham is known for its world-class education, healthcare, and employment opportunities. But the city’s minor-league baseball team (made famous in the 1988 movie Bull Durham), local brewing companies, and unique shopping centers are just a few of the reasons why visitors and residents alike love spending time in Durham. We’ll help you navigate the wonderful Durham homes for sale.
When it comes to real estate, you’ll find no shortage of beautiful homes for sale in Durham’s sought-after communities. Take your pick of homes in country clubs, active adult communities, and luxury neighborhoods!
Many of Durham’s largest employers are located in Research Triangle Park, where more than 200 science and technology companies share an innovative campus. Other top employers not on RTP’s campus include the Duke University Health System.
Duke Health is a leading-edge research institution located right here in Durham! Because of the specialty treatment programs and medical research available within this healthcare system, several of Durham’s hospitals have received high rankings from US News & World Report.
Endless possibilities are packed into just a few blocks in the heart of Durham. There is always something happening here, whether it’s a weekend conference at the Durham Convention Center or a festival within the “Downtown Loop,” which encompasses some of trendiest bars, shops, and restaurants in the city. On weekends when there are no major events on the calendar, you’ll still be able to find impromptu concerts at a local bar, interesting shows at The Carolina Theatre, and plenty of places to people-watch.
Durham’s history is rooted in the tobacco industry. In the 1900s, giants like the American Tobacco Company constructed dozens warehouses throughout the city for storing the cash crop. Over the years, brick warehouses like those in Brightleaf Square have been converted into trendy residences, restaurants, and shopping districts, giving residents a unique perspective of Durham’s heritage while also serving as a hub of 21st-century entertainment.
One of the Triangle’s anchoring universities, Duke University is one of the top private schools in the United States. It’s not hard to see why; its alumni are responsible for establishing top tech companies, leading Fortune 500 companies, and making breakthroughs in healthcare. While its academic and athletic prowess are known far and wide, its dramatic Gothic architecture and secluded campus has only added to its prestigious reputation. Take a tour of campus and you’ll find yourself standing on another continent in another time — or so it feels!