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Incorporated in 1955, the self-proclaimed “city of tomorrow, today” mixes award-winning schools, numerous shopping and dining options, and an attractive range of home choices to create a truly contemporary community. Lauded by Newsweek for having two of the best 1000 high schools in the nation, and by CQ Press as the safest city in Michigan, the city of Troy has been named the 22nd Best Place To Live in the country by CNN Money.

Homes in Troy, Michigan range in style from cozy ranches in leafy, established neighborhoods to modern, upscale properties in sparkling new developments. Whether you’re looking for an attractive starter home, a large colonial to house your growing family, a palatial establishment for lots of entertaining, or a place to go once your nest is empty, you’ll find what you seek in Troy. Neighborhoods typically feature opportunities for recreation – a park or bike trails, for instance – withing walking distance.

Twenty public and five private schools dot Troy’s landscape, 13 of which are State Exemplary Schools. Troy is home to a campus of the International Academy, consistently ranked by Newsweek as one of the top 25 public schools in the country. The district has won six national blue ribbons and can boast that 95% of its high school graduates go onto higher education. Troy also features campuses of nine distinctive institutions of higher learning, including Central Michigan University, Michigan State University, and Walsh College.

The thousands of companies doing business in Troy, Michigan, including Bank of America and Michigan-made Talmer Bank & Trust, employ over 125,000 people. Auto supplier Delphi is headquartered in Troy, and the Kresge Foundation makes an impact all over the world with its charitable contributions. For the entrpreneurial-spirited, Troy can serve as both a headquarters serve the local workforce or a springboard to serve clients across the globe.

While not learning or working, Troy, Michigan residents can take advantage of the vast panoply of community parks throughout the city. Firefighters Park and Raintree Park both sport disc golf courses, while Boulan Park features eight lit tennis courts. Two meticulously-landscaped golf courses, Sylvan Glen and Sanctuary Lake, promise wonderful times on the links. The 127,000 square foot community center features a fitness center, a pool, meeting and banquet rooms, gymnasiums, dance studios, a skate park, bocce and shuffleboard courts, and an indoor aquatics area. Activities for all ages abound within the facility. The Troy Historic Village allows visitors to explore local history, while the Stage Nature Center showcases the outdoors in a comfortable, entertaining setting.

Shoppers will enjoy Troy, as they will find world-renown retailers Apple, Coach, Neiman Marcus, Gucci, and Crate & Barrel inside Somerset Collection. Oakland Mall is a fixture on the south side of the city, and is surrounded by many popular stores including Barnes ‘n Noble and Kohls. For nights out on the town, or a simple business lunch, the choices for dining in Troy are nearly limitless: Enjoy the BBQ Chicken Flatbread at the Kona Grill, bite into the delectable steak at Ruth’s Chris, kick back with a martini at Ocean Prime, or feast on the day’s catch at Kruse and Muer.

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