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Why should you move to Fort Collins?

By Matt Lee | March 30, 2017

What do you know about Fort Collins aside from it being a college town, home to Colorado State University? Do you know that an iconic scene from the movie “A League of Their Own” was filmed here, specifically in the CSU campus? Or do you know that Disneyland’s Main Street USA was inspired by the look and feel of downtown Fort Collins? Or do you know that the actress Hattie McDaniel from the film “Gone with the Wind” once lived here?

Yes, there are a lot of things you probably have yet to know about Fort Collins. And if you happen to be looking for a new home city, it is about time Fort Collins gets the introduction it deserves. Fort Collins Accident Lawyer’s infographic “Five Reasons Why You Should Move to Fort Collins” does the job convincingly.

In a matter-of-fact copy boosted by simple yet imaginative visuals, it is an honest starter for people who wish to get to know the city better. The infographic’s straightforward arguments are as follows:

Now is the best time to invest in a home

Owning a home is an integral part of the American Dream. Home is where dreams are built and Fort Collins should very well be considered as the address of your future home. Wonder why? Let the city’s accolades speak for themselves: Best Green Cities (Bestplaces), Healthiest Housing Market (Wallethub), Most Secure Medium-Sized Cities in the US (Bestplaces).

Bond with nature and get in shape

In Fort Collins, getting active is easy. The city, with its laidback atmosphere boosted by the surrounding vistas, is enough of a sight to inspire even the most sluggish to put on their running shoes, get out, and get fit. With 600 acres of parks, 20 acres of hiking and biking trails, and 40,000 acres of natural areas, Fort Collins’s expansive space allows for all sorts of physical movement. The thing left for you to do is to decide which activity best suits you. Are you more of a runner? Is biking what pumps up your adrenaline? Is hiking more your cup of tea? Why not try all three?

It’s the beer capital of the world…

Just because Fort Collins’s residents are active-lifestyle aficionados, it doesn’t mean they’ve totally shunned other forms of “fun” activities; we’re talking about drinking here. In fact, Fort Collins is home to Budweiser and an annual beer festival that could put Germany’s Octoberfest to shame. Microbreweries abound all over town including Anheuser-Busch, Funkwerks, and The Fort Collins Brewery, among others.

Get great education

Fort Collins students score 19% higher than Colorado’s statewide student performance average. If that’s not enough to convince you of the town’s dedication to education, hear this: 82% of Fort Collins’s high school graduates enter college within the first three years of their graduation. A famed college town, Fort Collins considers school cool, and so should you.

An ideal place to start your career or build your business…

Fort Collins is home to the offices of renowned companies like Hewlett Packard, Intel, and Advanced Micro Devices, and is birthplace to thriving upstarts such as OtterBox and Waterpik. Fort Collins’s most in demand industries that are in constant search for new heads include Management, Engineering, and Social Services. In 2016, the city was hailed as the state of Colorado’s top performer with 4% GDP growth and 2.4% job growth. All these facts contribute to Fort Collins’s level of livability, which, at the end of it all, remains as the most crucial consideration for one looking to find a new home city.

Indeed, Fort Collins is more than just a college town. It is a multifaceted city with something for everyone. It also doesn’t hurt that Fort Collins has ranked 4th in 24/7 Wall Street’s “Happiest City in America.” Yes, now you know.

About the author: Matt Lee is the Co-Founder of Lead Generation Experts. Founded in 2012, Lead Generation Experts helps different businesses improve their digital marketing strategy.
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