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Growing and Vibrant

University Place

A community-oriented suburb encompassed by gorgeous views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. A balanced mix of locally owned businesses and residential clusters. This concentrated Tacoma neighborhood is designed for an active, outdoor lifestyle. Numerous beaches and parks are woven into the city's landscape.

I love to walk a city, whether I’ve been there once or a hundred time before. It’s amazing what sort of inspiration you’ll find when you steal a second glance.” Erin Hiemstra

Prospects

 A classic Pacific Northwest suburb for families, college students and young professionals alike who enjoy a small town feel with the convenient amenities of a modern city.

Neighbors

This 'walk friendly' city has seven distinct neighborhoods, many with scenic views of the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier or Puget Sound.

Lifestyle

A bountiful assortment of restaurants, health oriented grocery stores (Whole Foods and Trader Joe's stand out), and Mom and Pop small businesses. Further indulgences in Tacoma are only minutes away.

Mobility

Nearby Highway 16 and Interstate 5 makes for convenient commuting. Peirce County has a strong regional transit system including buses, light rail and  trains. SeaTac International Airport and State Ferries are also at the ready.

Outdoor Life

Miles of walking and biking trails. A world-class, Scottish links-style golf course. Numerous parks and preserved nature areas. Even a local Aquatic Center and University Place Skatepark. Don't forget a only short drive to nearby state parks, national forests, snow skiing, and watersports

Climate

Similar to adjacent cities, summers are moderate, warm and dry. Winters are cold, wet and mostly cloudy. Typical temperatures range from 37°F to 77°F, rarely falling below 28°F or rising above 87°F.

Welcome to University Place

Living and Growing in University Place

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