Gas Prices Inspiring Urban Living in Downtown Minneapolis
by Ben Ganje
on Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 at 3:51pm.
What was the cost of your last fill-up at the pump? It is no secret that gas prices are at a record high across the country. In 2011, the yearly national average for a gallon of gas was $3.513, a whopping 72.6-cents per gallon higher than the national average price for 2010. This translates to the typical American spending $400 more in 2011 than 2010. Commuting is becoming more and more expensive as the summer months near with per-gallon pricing likely to exceed $5 for regular unleaded.
While one solution could be to downsize your inefficient truck or SUV to a more economical commuter, relocating closer to your downtown office could end your gas woes permanently. Condo living in the Mill District, North Loop, and downtown Minneapolis areas is becoming more popular for buyers who are looking for more convenience in their daily travels. These areas put you in the heart of the city near with Target Field, the Guthrie, and popular restaurants in the area. Whether you are an empty nester or a young professional looking to be in close proximity to the places you frequent each week, looking into loft and condo living may be the best option for you. If you want to know more about the Minneapolis loft and condo market reach out to Ben Ganje and his group at Downtown Resource Group to guide you in the buying process.