The Greater Gainesville area covers nine municipalities across 194.3 square miles, with hundreds of additional miles worth of unincorporated communities – blending natural Florida landscapes and neighborhood living. A multitude of housing options range from homes to apartments to downtown townhouses, with around fifty percent of the total housing units in Alachua County being detached single-housing units. New live, work and play communities are creating the planned urban space that blends the residential with the commercial. There have been 70 active development applications being reviewed by the City of Gainesville since 2014 – showing the commercial real estate scene to be vibrant and ready for growth. Greater Gainesville has almost 90 real estate resources ready to help interested buyers. Now is the ideal time to relocate your family, and your business, to our area.