As a Retired Military Member, I understand the unreasonable amount of stress and cost involved with military relocation. Finding new schools, new jobs for those who aren't in the service, churches and above all a place to call home.
For these reasons myself and my staff are dedicated to helping you make this transition without all of the headaches. Let us alleviate all of the frustration and leave you with the piece of mind to find a place for your family to settle down in and, most importantly, call home.
Hampton Roads is the world's largest naval base. You cannot live in Hampton Roads without being minutes away from a military installation. The Navy owns 36,000 acres and more than 6,750 buildings in the area. There are over 108,000 Navy and Marine Corps personnel stationed in the area, and the Navy employs more than 41,000 civilians. There are more than 23,000 retired Navy men and women living in Hampton Roads, and approximately 118,300 dependents of active duty, and civilian personnel. The total Hampton Roads Navy community numbers some 318,000 people. There is a large military presence in Hampton Roads, with each branch of the armed forces represented. For these reasons, Hampton Roads is definitely one of the best places to raise or begin a family.
Local school systems abound from public to private, elementary, middle and high, to local and community colleges, to ensure that your family will get the education they deserve. We will work with you one on one to ensure that your children are placed in a school district that lives up to your standards of testing and reputation. Local Community Colleges and State Colleges are booming with new attendance and consistently growing with new buildings and campuses across the area.
Churches are also very easy to find in almost all of our communities, from synagogues to mega churches we have one that will fit your families needs for years to come. From Baptist to Methodist, Penticostal to Non-denominational, we are certain that we can find you a new church home as well.
Another important thing that you look for in any given community is employment. With a numerous supply of local and chain restaurants, department stores, malls, small businesses, large local businesses, banks, credit unions, school systems, medical facilities and hospitals, there is sure to be a job that fits your criteria within one of our cities. Virginia Beach, was one of the first cities, nationwide, to bounce back from the economic depression that recently swept over our nation and to be a model city for growth, small business development and great job opportunities.
Entertainment must go hand in hand with any location you will be moving to. Sure, it's great to have an amazing home, however, you will certainly leave it from time to time searching for something to do. Hampton Roads is stocked full of beaches, located all over our areas. Whether you are looking for a secluded beach area where its just you and your loved ones, or you enjoy spending time with other beach-goers, you will certainly find one that meets your needs. We are home to many amazing museums, wildlife facilities, zoos, local parks, amusement parks, theaters, malls, opera houses, stadiums and large venues. Our cities are inundated with a plethora of festivals, from jazz to caribbean, cajun and local ethnic background celebrations that are sure to keep you busy and entertained.
My team and I look forward to welcoming you and your family to the Hampton Roads area. Should you have any further questions or concerns please feel free to contact us directly.