10 Top Neighborhoods in Grand Rapids – Ranked by Schools, Crime Rate & More…
Grand Rapids, Michigan is one of the most popular cities in the Midwest. With its vibrant culture and diverse population, it’s no surprise that many people are looking for new places to call home.
But with so many neighborhoods to choose from, where should you start? This article will help guide your search by introducing you to some of the best areas in town.
We’ll discuss everything from walkability to cost of living – there’s something here for everyone! So if you’re on the hunt for a great place to live in Grand Rapids, keep reading to learn more about ten of the city’s top neighborhoods.Read More
With no less than 15 colleges and universities, Grand Rapids enrolls tens of thousands of students per year in technical, undergraduate, and graduate programs. One college has been around for over 100 years and is associated with the Christian Reformed Church. Join Blu House Properties as we profile Grand Rapids’ own “world-class Christian college:” Calvin…Read More
East Hills: A Neighborhood Guide
While most people consider Eastown to be Grand Rapids’ quirkiest and hippest neighborhood, an area just west has been slowly gaining traction as the city’s coolest neighborhood. Join Blu House Properties as we explore Grand Rapids’ coolest neighborhood: East Hills. While East Hills doesn’t have the notoriety that Eastown does, it definitely has boundaries…Read More
Did you know the Grand Rapids area has around 100 miles of off-road, paved, non-motorized trails for public use? Grab your water bottle, sweatband, bicycle or running shoes and hit a portion of what makes Grand Rapids great: the Kent Trails. Stretching for 15 miles, Kent Trails makes use of former railroad grades for a…Read More
The West Side: A Neighborhood Guide
With hundreds of millions of dollars in neighborhood development taking place over the past several years, the West Side has become Grand Rapids’ hotspot for new restaurants, breweries, shops and apartments. Join Blu House Properties as we take you inside some of the places that make the West Side the “best side.” The West Side…Read More
Beer City, USA
Haven’t you heard? There is some fierce competition for who puts together the best concoction of hops, malt, yeast and fermentation. With over 50 breweries in the metropolitan area, Grand Rapids has definitely earned its reputation and title as Beer City, USA. We believe this title should be Beer Region, USA. West Michigan arguably has…Read More
Eastown: A Neighborhood Guide
Looking for a quirky, unique packed with unique, historic homes and local businesses? Look no further than Grand Rapids’ popular Eastown neighborhood. Join Blu House Properties as we take you inside and explore the neighborhood we started in and still call home! Stretching from Fulton Street to the north, Fuller Avenue to the west, Franklin…Read More