One of the largest cities in Connecticut, Norwalk is full of beautiful homes that need new homeowners. The region has an abundance of residential properties and condominiums available for families of all sizes. It is easy to find three and four bedroom homes for larger or growing families, but if you just need a one or two bedroom property, you will be able to find that easily as well. Additionally, you will find a few multi-family options and an occasional lot for building. Most properties are up for resale, but if you want to save a few bucks at an auction, you can purchase a recent foreclosure.
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Norwalk has a dependable and resilient economy that is spread over 12 separate industry groups. The retail trade is one of the largest employers and offers close to 7,500 jobs to the area in over 400 establishments. The administration, support, remediation and waste management sector provides the area with over 7,800 employment opportunities across 234 organizations. Other notably expansive industries include manufacturing, health care and social assistance. Professional, technical and scientific services also greatly contribute to Norwalk's job stability and availability. The city is home to Applera Corp. applied Biosystems Group, Dooney & Bourke, IMS Health, GE Capital, SoBe, Southern Air, Virgin Atlantic Airways and Xerox. With many more prominent companies located in the area, Norwalk is full of professional opportunity.
The city is also home to a host of Landmarks, attractions and historical sites. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a major entity that specializes in the Long Island Sound's marine life and ecology. The area has several museums including the Stepping Stones Museum for Children, SoNo Switchtower Museum, Norwalk Museum, Mill Hill Historic Park and Museum and Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. Some are national historic landmarks that preserve old styles and ways of life. Others are more interactive and geared toward younger audiences. If you want to get outdoors though, you can take a trip to the Norwalk Islands. Here, you'll be able to take a fun day trip or indulge in a little camping. On the water, you'll see powerboaters, kayakers, fishers, canoeists and bird watchers enjoying the day and the lovely weather. You can also visit the Sheffield Island Lighthouse during certain seasons or stay at the historic Silvermine Tavern. Plus, the city offers you the opportunity to support the arts with multiple concerts from the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and the Norwalk Youth Symphony. With a rich history and plenty of family friendly activities, choosing a spacious home in Norwalk is a great choice for anyone.