South Jordan is the Perfect Move

Locals call it “SoJo”, outdoor types call it a playground, active adults love to call it home.

According to the World Health Organization, age-friendly cities like South Jordan promote “active” aging – in other words, a thriving community designed to keep up with today’s high energy baby boomers. Located 20-minutes from Salt Lake City, this once sleepy farming town has quickly grown to become CNN Money’s #18 best place to live in the U.S. Surrounded by the Wasatch and the Oquirrh Mountains, South Jordan makes suburbia uber trendy with abundant opportunities for retirees, and an intellectual reputation backed by top-rated schools, and some of the lowest unemployment rates in the country.

It’s All Part of the Master Plan

There’s a good reason why 55+ neighborhoods like Springhouse Village flock to the suburbs, and the master-planned community of Daybreak is the perfect example. With various home styles including craftsman, Victorian, and the duet homes of Springhouse Village, Daybreak is not only Utah’s largest, but the only community where every home is energy star certified. The diverse yet cohesive beauty of Daybreak is a city within a city with incredible amenities including a 10,000 square foot community center for active adults, shopping centers, restaurants, and hosts live events. From empty nesters to young families, South Jordan’s reputation for affordability also means buyers are getting more square footage for their money, and a lifestyle that’s priceless.

Fitness Is Second Nature

With all the natural beauty that engulfs this city, living an active, healthy lifestyle is as simple as logging trail mileage on foot, two-wheels or on horseback. Oquirrh Lake located within the community of Daybreak has more than 30 miles of waterfront trails that are open to the public, and exclusive residents only boat access. Along with over 35 parks, mirrored ponds for fishing, and 250 acres of vast open space, South Jordan is also home to a beautiful, and vibrant community center that offers exciting sports and fitness programs geared towards it’s older and bolder demographic, and features a variety of all-age activities from golf to aquatics, to organized sports.

South Jordan Goes Metro

While residents of “SoJo” can jet over to Salt Lake City for nightlife, this town has reached high-profile status boasting its own Silicon Valley aka, the “Silicon Slopes” – a central hub for big name innovations and the epicenter for job opportunities. Moving up the urban ladder, South Jordan is now home to the best healthcare facilities in the state including the University of Utah South Jordan Medical Center, and offers retail meccas like The District. No longer a rural supporting player in the greater Salt Lake City area, South Jordan has made a name for itself standing on its own as a steadily flourishing metropolis.

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