As we welcome a new year, many of us will make resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle. More and more research indicates that living in a walkable neighborhood is good for you. From better health to reduced crime rates to increased social interactions, walkable urban living has many far reaching benefits. The studies show:
There is a significant connection between walkability and health benefits
Walkability encourages more civic engagement in our communities
Walkable urban environments spur social interaction and creativity
Walkability is a key to influencing housing prices
EYA is passionate about creating distinctly special neighborhoods that positively impact individual lives and communities in a socially responsible way. Visit our website to learn more about our walkable neighborhoods and resolve to start living your walkable lifestyle today!
We are honored to announce that EYA was selected Company of the Year at the LOCUS Leadership Awards luncheon. Sponsored by Smart Growth America, the LOCUS Leadership Awards celebrate real estate developers and investors who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to public leadership and development for walkable, sustainable communities.
EYA has long been a proponent of life within walking distance, in which homeowners enjoy easy access to transportation, recreation, shopping, and dining. And increasingly, new homeowners are seeking walkable lifestyles even in the suburbs.
Now more than ever, homeowners are seeking walkable communities that promote sustainable and convenient lifestyles. Today’s buyers want to ditch the commute and live within walking distance to shops, restaurants, parks and other urban amenities.
Every year, Smart Growth America presents the LOCUS Leadership Awards to developers and investors who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to public leadership, smart growth development and furthering the mission of advocating for sustainable, walkable urban development.