Blacksburg and Christiansburg, the second and fourth largest towns in Virginia respectively, offer all the luxuries you would expect to find in a larger metropolitan area. Your new Blacksburg apartment is conveniently located near great shopping and dining, an emerging arts and music scene, vibrant neighborhoods, an award-winning public transit system, and a quality education system. Blacksburg has been ranked consistently as one of the Best Places to Raise a Family (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2011), Best Place to Live: Where the Singles Are (for its high percentage of singles – CNN Money, 2007), Best Retirement Town (Blue Ridge Country, 2013), and #5 for Best Places to Retire (Forbes, 2014). Life in your Blacksburg apartment has so much to offer – no matter who you are! Get to know Blacksburg and find out just how much is right outside the door of your new Blacksburg apartments:
- Downtown Blacksburg
- Step Into Blacksburg
- Town of Blacksburg
- Montgomery County Public Schools
- Virginia Tech
- Solitude Library
The Highlands Blacksburg Apartments is at the center of everything that is modern and innovative. Home to Virginia Tech and a growing number of technology-based companies, Montgomery County is an emerging hot-spot for innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. The Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, one of the largest research parks in the nation, along with the Falling Branch Corporate Park, and other industrial venues have earned this area distinctions such as Top Tech Launching Pad (CNN Money, 2008), Best Place to Live and Launch (CNN Money, 2008), Highest Percentage of STEM Occupations (US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Occupations. 2010), Best Educated Technical Workforce (Expansion Management, 2005), and Best Small Place for Business and Careers (Forbes, 2010).
Directions from I-81
Take Exit 118C, US-460 West towards Christiansburg/Blacksburg. Stay on US-460 West for about 2.5 miles. Take Exit 3B and merge onto N.Franklin Street toward Blacksburg. Continue for 1.9 miles and turn left on Merrimac Road. Continue .7 mile to Highlands at Huckleberry Ridge on Right.