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Considering A Move To Cheyenne?

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At RE/MAX Capitol Properties, we proudly present Cheyenne, Wyoming, as your dream destination for residential, investment, and commercial properties. We believe it is a great place to work, live and raise your family.

Why Choose Cheyenne?

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen a surge in interest in our beautiful area. People from across the country are drawn to Cheyenne’s open spaces and peaceful atmosphere. In our “Why Cheyenne” video series, our community members often mention that what they love most about Cheyenne is “the people.” We have an incredible, welcoming community here, and we want you to become a part of it.

Population Growth and Real Estate Insights

Cheyenne is on the brink of remarkable growth, with an expected annual population increase of around two percent. By 2030, we anticipate our population in Cheyenne and the surrounding areas will increase from approximately 75,000 to 135,000 residents. For those in the real estate and land development industries, this is a promising outlook. Prior to the pandemic we faced a housing shortage and since then our land developers and new construction builders have been working to improve the situation. The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is about to start a new housing study to learn where we are since the last report in 2019.

Additionally, the median age in Laramie County is rising, reflecting the aging “Baby Boomer” population and the demand for age-appropriate housing. Recent data from Governor Mark Gordon’s Economic Analysis Division (December 2021) reveals positive net migration from July 2020 to July 2021.

Thriving Job Opportunities

When it comes to employment, Cheyenne offers a diverse landscape of opportunities. Major employers include F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming Military (Guard), the State of Wyoming, the U.S. Government, Laramie County School District #1, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, and Union Pacific Railroad. Our city is also home to significant manufacturing and logistics businesses, such as Lowe’s Distribution Center, Sierra Trading Post, EchoStar Communications, Microsoft Data Center, and Wal-Mart Distribution Center.

Furthermore, Cheyenne’s economy is evolving beyond its traditional strengths in coal and mining, with a growing focus on wind power generation, oil and gas exploration, and tech industries. The proximity to Colorado’s booming tech economy contributes to substantial economic growth in our region. We are also getting closer to the GSBD Project at F.E. Warren AFB.

One of the biggest, most exciting developments happening within our community is the upcoming implementation of the Sentinel system. F.E. Warren AFB is one of three Air Force Bases across the country that houses ICBM missiles. The other two bases are Malmstrom AFB in Montana and Minot AFB in North Dakota. The current ICBM system, the Minuteman III, is to be replaced by Sentinel and we are set to be the first to undergo this replacement.

Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, ShortGo article

Entertainment and Lifestyle

Living in Cheyenne offers a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle. Enjoy the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, explore historic buildings and excellent museums, revel in live music events during the summer at the Depot Plaza, and experience world-renowned performances at our Civic Center. Outdoor enthusiasts can hit top mountain bike trails nearby, and don’t forget to mark your calendar for Cheyenne Frontier Days, “The Daddy of ‘Em All”—the world’s largest outdoor rodeo and western celebration.

Our Wyoming lifestyle also offers a variety of living options. One we are seeing more and more is the interest in building a barndominium. Why Wyoming is the ideal state for your barndominium investment. We are known for our wide open spaces and stunning landscapes, Wyoming is rapidly becoming a hotspot for barndominium investments. With its low population density and favorable zoning regulations, Wyoming offers the perfect opportunity to create your dream home in a unique and cost-effective way. One of the main advantages of investing in a barndominium in Wyoming is the freedom it provides. The state’s building codes and limited restrictions allow you to customize your property to suit your needs and preferences. Whether you envision a stylish modern design or a rustic, cozy retreat, Wyoming offers the flexibility to bring your vision to life. Apart from its favorable building regulations, Wyoming also boasts a thriving economy and affordable cost of living. With no state income tax, low property taxes, and a business-friendly environment, the state offers an excellent investment opportunity for homeowners and entrepreneurs alike. So, if you’re looking for a unique and profitable investment, consider Wyoming as your ideal destination for a barndominium.

Your Journey Begins Here

If you’re considering a move to Cheyenne, Laramie or the Southeast Wyoming area, RE/MAX Capitol Properties is your ultimate resource. We combine the strength of the global RE/MAX brand with our local expertise and unwavering commitment to provide you with the best real estate experience. As the #1 name in real estate, we’re thrilled to share these exciting updates about Cheyenne’s growth and opportunities that make it an ideal place to call home.

Connect with us today at 307-635-0303 or visit us online. We’re here to introduce you to our community, assist in defining your home-buying needs, wants, timeline, and budget, and even help you relocate your business to our friendly business climate. Cheyenne is waiting to welcome you, and we can’t wait to be a part of your journey!

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