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Oregon is a land of diverse landscapes. You’ll find beauty from the stunning Pacific coastline to the peaks of Mt. Hood in the Cascade Mountain Range and the winding river and towering cliffs of the Columbia River Gorge. In Central Oregon you’ll find an extraordinary range of both breathtaking landscapes, recreational activities and world-class dining and shopping. And did we mention some the finest luxury properties in the state?
“Central Oregon is a hub of activity for outdoor enthusiasts,” says Terry Sprague, CEO and owner of LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate, “and Bend ranks among the world’s finest resort destinations like Sun Valley, Jackson Hole, St. Moritz, and Lake Tahoe.”
Central Oregon has piqued the interest of luxury buyers from across the country and the globe who are looking to enjoy the region’s top golf courses, ranches, ski resorts, rivers, and other outdoor recreational activities. An outstanding array of farm-to-table dining, craft beers and arts and cultural events round out the opportunities drawing high-net-worth buyers to Bend and its surrounding communities.
Often named as one of the best places in the nation for businesses as well as places to live, Bend has an active entrepreneurial community with access to startup incubators, venture capitalists and funds. It ranks in the top 20 U.S. cities in density of high-tech employers and has registered more new businesses per capita than any other city in Oregon—an average of one business per 28 residents.
“The economy is strong in Bend,” explains Vince Cortese, a principal broker and vice president of commercial and land acquisition for LUXE Christie’s. “The high quality of life, natural beauty and exceptional recreational opportunities in Central Oregon coupled with a strong job market gives you a winning combination for both residential and commercial buyers.”
Bend, along with the nearby cities of Sisters and Sunriver and the luxury resort communities of Pronghorn and Brasada Ranch, have become hot spots for global buyers to purchase vacation and second homes. “There’s a wide array of luxury real estate available in the area,” Sprague continues. “High-end condos in downtown Bend are close to the excellent dining and shopping while more rural sites offer acreage, equestrian properties, ranches, and even vineyards.”
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“Bend is a world-class destination and offers a lifestyle that is second-to-none for those looking to enjoy the finer things in life as well as the natural beauty that you’ll only find in the Pacific Northwest,” says Cortese. “Every season offers new activities and new places to explore. Telluride and Aspen have nothing on Bend!”
For more information about properties in Bend or Central Oregon, contact Terry Sprague with LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate at 503-459-3987 or Terry@LuxeCIR.com.