A PLACE OF RECREATION, LIFESTYE AND BUSINESS GROWTH
Welcome to Redmond, where there is a home for everyone! Young professionals, families, and baby boomers alike, flock to this city and its natural beauty. Avid rock climbers enjoy easy access to the nearby Smith Rock State Park, a climbing hub that has attracted climbers from all over the world. Discover what your life could be like surrounded by tumbling rivers, snowcapped mountains, and more when you explore one of our MonteVista neighborhoods.
Redmond is the hub of Central Oregon’s fastest growing region and MonteVista’s new Home Communities in Central Oregon are a diverse assimilation of cultures, demographics and evolving landscapes. With a population of over 28,000, Redmond offers affordable homes and a friendly, neighborhood-like atmosphere with metropolitan amenities. Redmond is home to the region’s only commercial airport and is located at the crossroads of US Highway 97 and US Highway 126. MonteVista Homes offer the best neighborhoods with easy access for exploring all that living in Central Oregon has to offer.
DOWNTOWN REDMOND – A GATHERING OF PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE
Stellar mountain views, world-class outdoor activities, and a booming, robust business community, Redmond is where lifestyle, affordability and business opportunities meet. MonteVista’s affordable new homes bring all Redmond residents together in closely knit neighborhoods, which are very close to downtown.
With a recent refresh, Redmond’s downtown revival offers upscale restaurants, brewpubs, lodging, a bustling farmers market in summer and outdoor ice skating in winter. Quaint shops, open-air music events and a growing antique and art scene complete the reignited savoir-faire.
Talk about smooth sailing. We have heard so many horror stories from friends about their home buying experience. We had no problems at all. Not a single one! Everything that we changed or modified or upgraded was completed the way we wanted it.
Take one of Redmond’s walking tours, highlighting some of its many historic buildings, the Art Deco movement, and public art. You will discover first hand Redmond’s history is as unique as our residents are.
Redmond features several permanent public art pieces through a program called Art Around the Clock. This is an outdoor gallery that is designed to enhance the beauty and livability of the community and features a select showing of juried pieces on a rotating basis.
For true art lovers, a walk around downtown Redmond on a Third Friday Stroll, says it all. Paintings, sculptures, and photography are on display in businesses, retail shops, restaurants, offices and on sidewalks.
MYRIAD ACTIVITIES IN EVERY DIRECTION
MonteVista New Homes in Redmond bring recreation opportunities to your front doorstep. Central Oregon is a world-renowned mecca for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, with year-round access to mountains, rivers, hiking and mountain biking trails, champion golf courses and, a winter wonderland of activities. Living less than 30 minutes away from any one of these activities, residents enjoy a true work-life balance that make the ‘great outdoors’ an everyday adventure. MonteVista’s Award-winning new homes make becoming a resident of Redmond easy.
Redmond has one of the world’s best rock- climbing destinations right next door – Smith Rock State Park. With more than 1,800 climbing routes, Smith is legendary in the climbing world as a premier rock- climbing destination.
Let MonteVista Homes assist you in creating your own active lifestyle in Redmond. In addition to all the hiking, camping, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, water sports, and fishing(Deschutes River, Crooked River and Lake Billy Chinook).
Redmond’s premier Dry Canyon Park cuts through the center of the city for more than three miles. An outdoor mecca offering recreational amenities as well as traditional park services for picnicking, pavilions for gatherings, sports fields, picnic tables, water fountains and lots of benches for a leisurely moment to take in the scenery and the sunshine.
Golfers will enjoy local favorites including Eagle Crest’s three distinctive courses, The Greens at Redmond and Juniper Golf Course. Golfers can also explore over 30 spectacular world class courses within an hour of Redmond.
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REDMOND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (RDM) – OUTREACH TO THE WORLD
Flying into Redmond’s Municipal Airport, Robert’s Field RDM, ensures that you arrive conveniently within Redmond’s city limits being only a mile southeast of downtown. It serves as Central Oregon’s only commercial airport. With a new updated and expanded terminal this renovated airport facility provides comfortable direct air travel to seven cities through four major airline carriers with nonstop flights to to several hubs in the western U.S. and global connections.
CONSIDER RETIRING IN REDMOND, OR
Redmond is a favorite place for retirement. It boasts some of the most affordable housing in Central Oregon. The weather is warm and sunny, but still experiences a lovely change of seasons. Population is a pleasant 28,000 – so not too crowded, but big enough to have the necessary services, shopping, restaurants and an active, caring community. Central Oregon attracts visitors from all over the world because of its scenic beauty and the wide variety of outdoor activities – every season of the year. A very low crime rate and a growing business-friendly economy make Redmond the ideal place to settle in to enjoy the best time of your life. Most importantly, a full- service medical facility, St. Charles, is in the heart of the city, easily accessible within 5 minutes.
I really love the open plan for the kitchen and a living room as well as a large size master bedroom and a bathroom!
‘A BUSINESS-FRIENDLY’ COMMUNITY
Start a business, relocate an existing business or choose to live and work in Redmond. Redmond offers a robust business climate where sole proprietors, high tech industries and virtual businesses enjoy growth and success. Redmond has become home to a growing community of entrepreneurs – representing a wide variety of industries – all who share a desire for good weather, outdoor activities, numerous trails and bike paths, quality schools and multiple world class recreation destinations.
The entire Central Oregon region is alive with entrepreneurial energy, and Redmond offers businesses and trailblazers access to networks of support and the capital necessary for growth and innovation. Here’s a sample of a few of the innovative community resources and opportunities:
Pubtalk: A monthly gathering of entrepreneurs that listen, offer feedback on business pitches, new ideas and the opportunity to network.
Opportunity Knocks (OK): Where business leaders connect, learn and grow. Entrepreneurs, business owners, CEOs, start-up founders and key employees are matched with a local team of experienced peers who act as an informal Board of Advisors to propel business and professional growth.
SCORE: A nonprofit small business ‘incubator’ dedicated to assist in business growth, mentorship and strategic leadership. SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER (SBDC) AT COCC also provides advice on growth and sustainability for Central Oregon Businesses.
As the third largest city east of the Cascades, Redmond is an important employment center. The city’s population continues to grow rapidly with an expanding, vibrant labor force well suited to meet local business demands.
For more information about Redmond call: 541-640-5225