The last couple of decades have seen immense growth on The Westside of Albuquerque. Not only is housing affordable but the community is growing and has no signs of stopping. There’s about a population of 112,000 and the median home selling price is just under $200,000. Paseo Del Norte expansion and Highway access make for a convenient commute to Albuquerque or Bernalillo.
The city of Albuquerque has been planning on expanding its Westside for decades and the hard work is finally paying off! The city has signed a deal for an Amazon Fulfillment Center and other major businesses call the Westside home. These new deals bring jobs and business to the Westside which is great news for the community and The City of Albuquerque! Even in the last 5 years alone so many amazing restaurants, local businesses and breweries have popped up. It used to mean that living on The Westside meant a 20-30 minute drive to get to some amenities. Today, those amenities are now thriving within minutes of your new home.
This area of Albuquerque has been ranked third as the best place to raise a family in Bernalillo County. There is no wonder why considering affordability, the schools, and jobs available. What are you waiting for?
Take a look below at listings and some great things to do in the area. Let me help you find your Westside home!
In the past the Westside was mostly homes upon homes which made it an affordable place to live (and still does), however, there wasn’t much to do. Fast forward and now businesses and things to do are popping up left and right. It’s the perfect time to buy as homes are super affordable and there are now lots of fun things to do.
One thing that recently popped up is Electric Playhouse! If you haven’t been, it might become one of your favorite things on the Westside. All of Albuquerque has flocked to Electric Playhouse for its immersive dining, special events, and to check out the cafe. A long time staple of the Westside is Cottonwood Mall. You’ll find tons of dining in and around the mall as well as the top retailers and a United Artists Cinema.
Check out some of the top places to eat:
Other things in the area:
The Westside is a great place to raise a family. On top of all the things to do there are plenty of schools to choose from for your children’s education. You can also continue your education and build your path to a great career with campuses for both CNM and PIMA Medical Institute on the Westside of ABQ! Another great addition is The Westside Community Stadium that has filled a void missing in this community. It seats 7,000 fans and has stellar track and field facilities as well.
Take a look below for more information on schools in the area:
One of the highlights of living on the Westside is the Petroglyphs National Monument its distinctness can be seen clearly from the Foothills of Albuquerque. It’s a great place to get outside and enjoy nature and some of Albuquerque’s rich history.
You’re also never far from some great trails and views via the Bosque that runs right along the Rio Grande. Take a look at some of the outdoor fun you can have while calling The Westside home!
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