Apex, NC Real Estate – Home town charm, amid a vibrant housing market

by > Saturday, 05 July 2014 > Published in Apex NC Real Estate

Apex had its name from being the highest point on the Chatham railroad between Richmond, Va and Jacksonville, Fla. One of the fastest-growing cities in the triangle, it is located in southwestern wake county. Having only 5,000 residents in 1990, Apex now has a population of more than 30,000. Drawing both families and businesses alike, Apex is expected to double its population within the next decade. In order to have room for its brisk development, city leaders are ensuring that the distinctive and historical city doesn’t lose its small-town charm. Apex, NC Historic SIgn

Being lose to major work centers, Apex NC Real Estate is in high demand. With facilities like shopping, businesses, entertainment, and sports venues within close proximity, Apex has of late refurbished its downtown featuring a number of nineteenth-century buildings. Listed on the national register of historic places as one of the few turn-of-the-century railroad towns, Apex has a train depot built sometime between 1867 and 1873. In its early days, Apex was a shipping point for forest products such as lumber, tar, and turpentine. As the railroad furthered more growth, the town became a focal point for tobacco trade.

Apex has “peak of good living” as its motto, and observes a street festival each year on the first Saturday in May. This “peak week” festival includes arts and crafts, food, children’s activities, and live music. Having a varied assortment of music on offer the Apex train depot stages concerts during the spring, summer, and fall. Apex also has remarkable facilities for those who love the outdoors. Not only does it feature nine town-owned parks, Apex also has a huge community park. Covering 160 acres, the Apex community park features a series of playing fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, and playgrounds. Apart from these, there is a two-mile walking/running trail running along the lake spanning more than 50 acres. Boating is restricted to kayaking and canoeing and fishing is allowed with a permit.

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