Eden Prairie Real Estate and Homes

With over 60,000 residents and a growing population of baby boomers, the community of Eden Prairie, Minnesota has been recognized as Money Magazine’s top ten ‘Best Places to Live’ in the United States. The thriving business, commerce and agricultural industries attract thousands of singles, couples and families who have built or purchased homes in Eden Prairie and enjoy the best of Midwestern living. Eden Prairie boasts over 1,300 acres of open space, 170 miles of trails and 2,250 acres of parks that make it an idyllic spot for residents of all ages and backgrounds. With easy access to Minneapolis and surrounding cities, Eden Prairie is the ideal place to enjoy the city lifestyle on occasion, but return home to the comforts of suburban living.

Attractive and distinctive homes in Eden Prairie can be found scattered throughout several unique neighborhoods, and the community has grown considerably since its days as a pastoral village. Major developments in the ’60s and ’70s led to the building of the Eden Prairie Shopping Center, the growth of City parks, and the addition of several retail centers and businesses in the downtown area. Real estate in Eden Prairie continues to thrive as a result of several commercial developments, and since the community sits just 11 miles southwest of Minneapolis, it is also an attractive suburb for individuals who work in the city.

Of the 2,200 businesses in Eden Prairie, the majority of companies specialize in information technology, communications and business intelligence. Fortune 500 companies including Supervalu and C.H. Robinson Worldwide can be found in Eden Prairie, and other company headquarters include Highjump Software, Lenox Group, ADC Telecommunications and Xiotech. These businesses have encouraged the growth of a thriving Eden Prairie real estate market, and despite a fluctuating real estate economy, home prices continue to be among the highest in the Midwest.

Eden Prairie is also home to several public schools and colleges, and several Eden Prairie homes are within walking distance or a short commute to each institution. Rasmussen College and Hennepin Technical College can be found in Eden Prairie, and the community is also home to the International School of Minnesota, a private school for K-12 students.

Large families, couples and singles alike can all find several attractive properties to choose from among the available Eden Prairie homes for sale. Real estate professionals in the local area can make it easier to find a truly unique and attractive property for any homeowner, and the idyllic location and family-friendly neighborhoods make Eden Prairie a comfortable, safe and affordable Midwest community to own a home.