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Top 5 Reasons Peoria is the best place to 'work from home'

(Published on - 11/21/2020 1:59:02 AM)



# 5 - Midwest hospitality is a thing


You may have heard of southern hospitality, but we are here to tell you that midwestern hospitality is definitely a thing!  Prepare yourself for random compliments from strangers and while you may not be able to see the smiles through the masks, know that mostly everyone is smiling and saying hello.  When midwesterners show up to lend a hand, they will most likely show up with vegetables fresh from their garden as well.  In addition to kindness, there is always something to do within the region.  The team at 'Discover Peoria' work tirelessly to create an all inclusive calendar filled with unique experiences that can only happen in a community as old and unique as Peoria, Illinois.  If golf is your thing, Peoria has been ranked as one of the best places to play golf.



#4 - Healthy Living and State of the Art Medical Facilities


Peoria's Downtown Riverfront Market is home to one of the most scenic farmer’s markets in the state of Illinois and offers fresh locally grown organic vegetables.  At the market you can receive recipe ideas AND cooking demonstrations conducted by dietician students from local universities and on occasion they let you sample the food right then and there.  Peoria is also home to several state of the art medical facilities, including one of the world’s largest endowment for health care engineering



#3 - Encouraging entrepreneurs and driving innovation


If you have an idea for a business or company, there are several resources to help foster your dreams or your side hustle. Peoria has also been ranked as one of the most innovative cities in the country due to the number of patents per capita.  Several organizations work tirelessly to provide services to assist emerging entrepreneurs accomplish their goals.   


#2 - Retirement


We know you do not want to work from home forever, so we thought we would include the fact that Peoria has been ranked as one of the best places to retire based on long term care facilities, availability and cost.  


#1 - Affordability


The best reason to work from home in Peoria is the cost of living.  Think of your forever home, in Peoria, that may be closer to reality than you think.  You can get a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with a home office and a yard for the dog for $112,750 on average. (Statement based on statistical reporting from October 2020 sales reports for the city of Peoria.)




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