WHY BUY IN GAINESVILLE
By Cindy Harrington
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UF/SHANDS tied for TOP in state in 2016 US News Hospital Rankings
Santa Fe College wins Aspen Prize and is rated top community college in the Nation! (March, 2015) Read more… www.gainesville.com/article/20150318/ARTICLES/150319581
Gainesville has enjoyed the title, Tree City, USA Community by the Arbor Day Foundation for the last 32 years!!
Singles now make up more than half the US adult population. According to The Atlantic CITYLAB (Sept, 2014), GAINESVILLE has the highest single share of all US metros…
GAINESVILLE listed in the top 10 College Towns for Retirement (July, 2014) http://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/retirement/T006-S002-great-college-towns-to-retire-to/
GAINESVILLE ranked 3 of the TOP TEN COLLEGE TOWNS in livability.com (2013). http://livability.com/best-places/top-10/best-college-towns/10-best-college-towns–/2013/gainesville
UF ranked 14 amongst the top public universities in the nation by US World & News Report in Sept, 2013.
GAINESVILLE ranked 14th amongst “America’s brainiest cities” as reported in the Atlantic Cities according to Richard Florida, Senior Editor, who cites the results of Lumosity scientists, who study the types of online games gamers play and have made the correlation between gaming and cognitive performance. www.theatlanticcities.com (June, 2012)
GAINESVILLE ranked the 6th Best Place in the USA for new college grads to find employment, according to The Atlantic Cities (May, 2012)
GAINESVILLE ranked number 3 of the “10 BEST MARKETS FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTORS,” Inman News, June 3, 2011. Inman News conducted an analysis of hundreds of real estate markets citing factors such as median sales price, loan data, foreclosure sales, population, unemployment stats.
GAINESVILLE was ranked No. 1 among college towns in the U.S.. Livibility.com lists Gainesville as the top city in a group of college towns that are “cultural hubs, artistic centers, intellectual meccas and economic drivers.” Livibility .com ranks national cities on their “personality,” “essence,” and “reason for being,” listing more than 200 of the most “livable cities in North America.” The reasons the website gave the crown to Gainesville included the town’s appeal to sports fans, attractive opportunities outdoors and “close-by beaches.” (Sept, 2010)
In a list of the top 10 Greenest Cities in the U.S., GAINESVILLE ranked number 7! (April, 2011)
GAINESVILLE was rated the #1 City out of 400 in the Book “Cities Ranked and Rated'” by Sperling & Sander (2007)
GAINESVILLE was rated #1 as America’s Most Livable City by Money Magazine (1995)
GAINESVILLE was rated #1 of the Top 7 Places To Live During An Economic Turndown by Smartmoney.com (2008)
GAINESVILLE was rated the #3 Small Town College Town for Real Estate Investment by Nuwireinvestor.com
GAINESVILLE was rated #11 Best Places To Reinvent Your Life by AARP (2007)
GAINESVILLE was rated #12 Best Places to Do Business & Have a Career by Forbes Magazine (2008)
GAINESVILLE was rated #22 of the Smartest Cities in America by Forbes.com (2008)
GAINESVILLE was on the top 50 List of Best Places to Live and Play – National Geographic Adventure (2007)
GAINESVILLE was on the Top 100 List (rated 47 AND the best in Florida) for Best Places To Live and Launch (combination of a great business environment with alluring leisure offerings) by CNNMoney.com (2008)
GAINESVILLE was rated the Most Technologically Advanced City by Popular Science Magazine (2005)
UF ranked 2nd among all universities in Kiplinger’s “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” (2007 & 2008) and 4th in The Scientist magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Academia” (2005)
The University of Florida is ranked in 2008 by U.S. News & World Report 49th overall among private and public top “National Universities” in the United States.
And I haven’t even mentioned The Florida Gators!!
Florida Gator Gymnastics –
2015 National Champions
2014 National Champions
2013 National Champions
Florida Gators Softball —
2014 National Champions!
UF Football —
2008 – NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!!!
2007 – Tim Tebow makes history as the first Sophomore EVER to win the HEISMAN TROPHY. He’s the first major college player to run for 20 touchdowns and throw 20 TD passes in the same season.
2006 – National Champions
1995 – National Champions
UF Basketball —
2007 – National Champions
2006 – National Champions
Cindy’s community involvement includes the following:
- Child Advocate of the Guardian Ad Litem Program
- Current Committee Member of the Professional Standards Committee at GACAR
- Current Member Of GACAR’s Leadership Development Program
- Current Member of President’s Circle at Bosshardt Realty Services, LLC
- Current Committee Member of the Technology Committee at GACAR
- Former President, Board of Directors, Turkey Creek Condominium Association
- Former Board Member, Stephen Foster Neighborhood Protection Group
- Currently inactive, Dining For A Cause (Women’s Fundraising Group for Local Charities)
- Former Fund-Raiser for Habitat For Humanity (Women Build)
- Former Volunteer for Alachua County Humane Society
- Former Volunteer for Florida Wildlife