Lifestyle

Community spotlight: Dublin

Dublin's comparably affordable housing and quality schools are attracting new residents
  • Dublin's population has grown by 6,000 residents in three years.

  • Homebuilders are active within the city.

  • The area's main high school is reaching capacity and the school district has teamed with IKEA to solve the problem.

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Having added nearly 6,000 residents in the past three years the East Bay suburb of Dublin is known as one of the fastest growing cities in Alameda County. With nearly 56,000 residents, the city's growth can be attributed to its housing costs and quality schools. Dublin is the Bay Area's affordable solution With a number of San Francisco, San Jose and inner East Bay residents getting priced out of their housing markets, Dublin represents a more affordable alternative. Roughly 35 miles from both San Jose and downtown San Francisco, Dublin boasted a median existing home sales price of $780,000 as of mid-April, according to Realtor.com. While this sales prices is significantly lower than San Francisco's $1.2 million median price, home values in Dublin have risen by more than 9 percent spanning the past year. With population growth comes the need for new housing and homebuilders are responding in Dublin. Brookfield Residential recently announced it will construct 1,995 homes a...