Suntree/Viera

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Located in central Brevard County off Interstate 95, Suntree and Viera are two of the Space Coast's newest communities. More than 18,000 people reside in these adjoining areas, which once were mainly sod farms and cattle ranches. Since development started, these areas are growing by leaps and bounds. It is projected that by 2015, Viera alone will be a city of more than 40,000 residents. Two additional elementary schools have been built in Viera since 2003, and a new high school is under construction.

In addition to shopping centers, restaurants, and other conveniences, Suntree and Viera are also known for their recreational retreats such as golf courses, parks, and nature preserves all located near neighborhoods. Other developments include the Veterans Administration Clinic, the Brevard County Government Services Complex, the Brevard County School District's administrative offices, just to name a few. Since 2002, new stores such as a Wal-Mart Super Center, Super Target and The Avenue Viera, a major new shopping center housing restaurants, a wide variety of stores, and a 16-screen, stadium seating movie theater.

Suntree and Viera also are great places for family fun. During the spring, Viera is home to the spring training complex of the Washington Nationals. And once the boys of summer have begun the regular season in Miami, Space Coast Stadium becomes home field for the Brevard County Manatees. In Suntree, visitors will find exotic species of plants and animals at the Brevard Zoo, where more than 400 animals representing 120 species reside.

Whether you're looking for attractive desirable neighborhoods, great golf, or family fun, Suntree and Viera have all that and more.

DEMOGRAPHICS

More than half of the population in Suntree and Viera is over 50 years old. Many of the remaining half are couples with no children still at home and nearly a quarter of these households are single-person. They rank near the top for investments and savings. Residents in these communities own newer single-family homes or condominiums.

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