Just minutes from Tacoma and over a one-mile long toll bridge called the Narrows Bridge is the City of Gig Harbor. The city of Gig Harbor is known as the” Maritime Village” and located on the Gig Harbor Peninsula. The city of Gig Harbor has much to offer with water-sports and recreation, with over 420 feet of moorage! Gig Harbor is the 3rd fastest growing city in Pierce County and it’s easy to see why. From the natural beauty of the peninsula and Puget Sound to the countless shops and activities of its downtown area, there’s a lot to love about Gig Harbor!
A growth strategy has been set forth and over 2000 units of housing will be needed to accommodate the forecast growth. Local residents have resisted the growth and would like to see their town remain rural. Homes in Gig Harbor do demand a higher value. Multi-family homes are available as well has a Retirement Community for independent living, assisted, and memory care. There are also several luxury-style living communities to meet all your needs.
On top of that, Gig Harbor also has walkable waterfront shops, uptown premier shopping, easy hospital access, restaurants, taverns, distilleries/breweries, 21 parks, gondola rides, and even its own 15’ lighthouse. There are also numerous well-known big store warehouses are in the city, craft shops, tasting rooms, small business Saturdays, Rotary Clubs, farmers markets, and more! With so many ways for you to get involved, volunteer, or work in the city of Gig Harbor, it is definitely a place to come and visit and anchor down.
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