Concord Real Estate
Concord real estate is located in Contra Costa County, California. The city was formerly Drunken Indian And Todos Santos. It is the largest city in Contra Costa County and has a population of 122,067. Concord was founded in 1869 and is a major regional suburban center within East Bay. It is located 31 miles east of San Francisco. Concord homes for sale include a number that were built from 1940 to 1969 and from 1970 to 1994. There are also newer homes and historic homes.
The center of Downtown Concord is Todos Santos Plaza. This plaza is comprised of an entire city block and is known for the farmer’s market that is held here as well as free summer concerts and many restaurants. This area also includes condominiums and apartments that were developed for the advantages provided.
Concord is a bedroom community of Oakland and San Francisco although over the past years, the city has seen an increase in jobs and many well-known companies have operations here. They include companies such as Chevron and Bank of America. Residents of Concord real estate and visitors to the area enjoy the Sunvalley Mall, which is one of the 50 largest malls in the United States.
Top employers in Concord include Bank of America, Wells Fargo, John Muir Health, Chevron Credit Center, BEI, Macy’s and AT&T. Residents of Concord real estate are served by the Mount Diablo Unified School District. De La Salle High School has won 12 California North Coast Sectional Championships in football and was named national champion five times (four times by USA Today and once by ESPN).
The city is easily accessible with the major routes of Interstate 680 and State Highways 4 and 242. There are many main thoroughfares as well including, Concord Avenue, Concord Boulevard, Clayton Road, Oak Grove Road and Treat Boulevard. Public transportation includes the County Connection which provides access to areas in the city as well as the county. The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) commuter train system was extended to Pittsburgh/Bay Point.
Concord provides an attractive option for families, retirees and young professionals. The proximity to the cities of Oakland and San Francisco as well as the growth experienced over the past several decades allow residents many opportunities.