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We are a friendly and professionally managed apartment community centrally located in the West Raleigh Hills area off Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway in Beaverton, Oregon. Being close to tri-met bus, Interstate 5, Highway 217, and Highway 26, makes it a short commute to just about anywhere in the Portland metro area! We are only minutes to downtown Portland, Beaverton, Hillsboro, and Tigard.
Beaverton OR, 97005
Close To Washington Square and downtown Beaverton.
Beaverton OR, 97008
Restyled Interiors...Prestigious Murrayhill Address...
Beaverton OR, 97007
Convenient to Washington square, shopping, dining and HWY 217..Open courtyards, exercise facility, carwash area..Reserved covered parking, garages available..
Beaverton OR, 97008
A place to call home.
Beaverton OR, 97005
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Overview of Beaverton
Conveniently located just seven miles west of Portland, Oregon, Beaverton is the fourth largest city in the Portland metropolitan area. The city encompasses 18.6 square miles, and approximately 90,000 residents call it home. Like Portland, Beaverton is easily traversed by bicycle; residents also have the option of hopping on the TriMet transit system to take a short ride into downtown Portland or out to the Portland International Airport. Finding Beaverton apartments for rent is the first step to enjoying the energy of a big city in a charming, rustic environment.
Living in Beaverton, OR
The well-planned neighborhoods of Beaverton are one of its most notable features, and they contribute to the family-friendly atmosphere. It’s also easy to find shopping without having to make the short commute to Portland, and residents enjoy easy access to the largest shopping district in west metropolitan Portland right in Beaverton.
The lush Pacific Northwest is known for its parks and open spaces, and Beaverton developers kept this in mind when planning the city. Beaverton contains 1,000 acres of green space and more than 100 parks; in fact, a park is located less than a half mile away from every home. The city also features ample opportunities for outdoor exercise with 30 miles of hiking trails and 25 miles of bicycle paths to suit any outdoors enthusiast's preferences.
Beaverton Work and Study
Located in the center of Oregon’s “Silicon forest,” Beaverton is known for having a strong technology industry, along with a growing bioscience industry made up of major firms including Welch Allyn, Micro Power Electronics and Inovise. Beaverton is an attractive location for businesses due to its low water, power and infrastructure costs. The top employers in Beaverton are the Beaverton School District, Bernard-Cedar Hills Crossing and Cascade Plaza.
Beaverton offers numerous options for post-secondary education, and is conveniently located near Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland State University, Oregon State University Extended Campus and the private, liberal arts campus of Lewis and Clark College. It is also included in the Portland Community College district, which partners with Beaverton businesses to offer workforce training.
Rentals in Beaverton, OR and Cost of Living
Beaverton offers numerous urban lofts and apartment complexes throughout the city, and rentals in Beaverton are available in both new establishments and developed neighborhoods. Because Beaverton features a wide variety of housing options, it is one of the most affordable communities in the area. The fact that Portland itself is affordable also is significant, and Portland’s cost of living is lower than other popular west coast cities such as Seattle and San Diego. City-data.com reports that in 2009 the median gross rent in Beaverton was $880.
Beaverton Attractions and Special Events
The Beaverton Arts Commission is a nonprofit organization that holds numerous events designed to raise money for Beaverton programs and foster a sense of community among residents. Among the most popular performances staged by the commission are the Beaverton Civic Theater and the annual Mayor’s Ball.
There are also numerous opportunities for Beaverton residents to meet one another and show some Beaverton pride. Throughout August, Beaverton sponsors free outdoor movies at Flicks on the Fountain shown on a large, inflatable movie screen. The Picnics in the Park series allows guests to enjoy a free meal and fellowship with their community leaders, and Pooches on the Green is designed to promote local pet businesses and nonprofits, with donations going to the Oregon Humane Society.
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