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Moving to Gainesville

Located midway between Orlando and Jacksonville, you’ll find the dynamic and vivacious city of Gainesville, FL. In addition to being the home of the University of Florida and the county seat for Alachua County, Gainesville is best known for its thriving business sector and beautiful natural surroundings. If you want to be part of a true urban Jungle, moving to Gainesville might be perfect for you.

For nearly a decade, 2 College Brothers has been helping families like yours move to the Gainesville area. If you’re looking for the best Gainesville movers near you, trust 2 College Brothers for a worry-free experience. Don’t want to take our word for it? Check out the hundreds of positive reviews we’ve received from satisfied customers.

Gainesville is the largest city in Alachua County and had a recorded population of about 131,217 people in April 2018. The city is highly diverse; more than one-fifth of residents here are Black, and 10% of the population is Hispanic. Less than half the people living here are religious; the religious population is mainly split between protestant Christian churches.

Because Gainesville plays host to the University, the city has a distinct college-town vibe that makes it a perfect destination for millennials and young professionals who want to be around other 20- and 30-somethings. In fact, there are so many young people here that the median age is just 26.6! In addition to impacting the social culture of the city, this influx of young people is also one of the factors that make it highly progressive and fairly liberal.

Gainesville is also growing in popularity because of its low cost of living. The median home value in the area is $147,500, which is 14% lower than the median for the State. However, since only 35% of residents own their homes, it’s important to consider the average rent in the city as well. Luckily, renting here is also highly affordable; you can find a one-bedroom apartment for just around $1,000 per month here in the city.

Wondering what to do in Gainesville? A major part of the community’s appeal is the city’s commitment to integrating and celebrating nature within the city. Within the city limits, you’ll find numerous public parks, along with more than 30 miles of hiking and biking trails. You can kayak or canoe on Newman’s Lake, walk through a butterfly rainforest at the Florida Museum of Natural History and stroll through the gorgeous Kanapaha Botanical Gardens, all without leaving the city!

High-Quality Moving Services

Maybe you’ve lived in Gainesville your whole life, and are finally moving into your dream home in the city. Or maybe you’re relocating here for the first time to enjoy the sunny Florida weather. No matter why you’re moving, 2 College Brothers is the Gainesville moving company you can rely on for a seamless transition.

Our range of moving services start with packing. Most people think packing is a DIY activity, but many folks become quickly overwhelmed by the sheer volume of possessions they own. In addition, packing is an important part of the process, because proper packing is key to keeping your belongings sad in transit. Instead of trying to handle packing on your own, let 2 College Brothers ease the burden with partial and full-service packing options in Gainesville.

Do you own specialty furniture pieces that you want to protect during your move? The expert furniture movers on our team know how to handle any piece, be it a valuable painting, and antique clock or a heavy pool table. For customers who are musically inclined, we also offer piano moving services in Gainesville!

Need to store a few things while you search for your dream home? Or perhaps you’re downsizing, and need storage while you decide which items will be donated or given to family! Either way, 2 College Brothers can help with our secure storage services. We’ve partnered with reliable local storage facilities to offer our clients a range of unit types to fit every storage need and budget.

For businesses in the Gainesville area, we also provide streamlined commercial moving services. Each commercial mover on our team is highly trained to handle everything from standard office furniture to specialized tech and production equipment. Plus, with our free moving quotes, you can easily fit our services into your budget.

Ready to get started? Give us a call today at (352) 448-9095 to speak with a courteous, professional team member. We can’t wait to welcome you home!

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Demographic Info for Gainesville, FL
129,394
Population
26 years
Median Age
$147,500
Median Home Value
$34,004
Median Household Income
17 mins
Average Commute
38.8%
Own vs. Rent
Schools in Gainesville, FL
6815 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: High School
12000 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: Private School
5408 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: Elementary School
4601 SW 20th Ter
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: Elementary School
5005 SW 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: Middle School
4601 SW 75th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Gainesville, FL
Maple Street Biscuit Company - Butler Plaza
Maple Street Biscuit Company - Butler Plaza
3904 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for Maple Street Biscuit Company - Butler Plaza
Metro Diner
Metro Diner
2130 S.W. 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for Metro Diner
Bangkok Square
Bangkok Square
6500 SW Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for Bangkok Square
Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
Blaze Fast-Fire
3617 Archer Rd
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for Blaze Fast-Fire
A'xin Mahzu Sushi & Grill
A
5150 SW 34th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for A
La Tienda Latina
La Tienda Latina
2204 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Yelp Rating for La Tienda Latina
Things to Do in Gainesville, FL
Kanapaha Botanical Gardens
4700 SW 58th Dr, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
4.7 
Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
3215 Hull Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611, United States
4.8 
Sweetwater Wetlands Park
325 SW Williston Rd, Gainesville, FL 32601, United States
4.8 
Historic Haile Homestead
8500 SW Archer Rd, Gainesville, FL 32608, United States
4.8 
UF Bat Houses
Museum Rd, Gainesville, FL 32611, United States
4.7 
Escape Key - Room Escape Game
3501 SW 2nd Ave #2300, Gainesville, FL 32607, United States
4.6 

Our Clients Feedback

  • Blake and Michael were amazing at helping me move! They showed up on time (at 7 am no less) & efficiently moved my things into their truck. Took less than an hour! Overall, they made moving a painless, quick experience(:

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    Ava L.
    7/26/2019

    Brando and Justin absolutely crushed my move today! They were extremely professional and very hard working. I had a tight deadline to be out of my place by, and the two of them made it look easy. ... read more

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    Eric N.
    7/26/2019

    5 star ratingAlex L. and CJ rocked it! They were professional, kind and helpful. They cleaned up after themselves. You should ask for them when you move, they're boss should give them a raise! Go 2 College Brothers!

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    Stephanie M.
    7/26/2019

    Reliable and careful movers. Brando and his crew showed up on time, with a smile and ready to move. Brando was very careful with my stuff and made sure everything was properly covered. I survived 2 moves with these guys... read more

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    Roberto R.
    7/20/2019
  • Blake and Alan were two of the most hardworking movers we have met in all the years and moves we've made. They started and finished strong with no breaks whatsoever. I strongly recommend them for any customers looking for a... read more

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    R&M C.
    7/09/2019

    I want to adopt our team of movers! Jay, Alan, and Ben called ahead to tell us they were on their way and arrived exactly when they said they would. After introductions and a quick "tour", they hit the... read more

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    Ruth W.
    7/09/2019

    Super prompt and worked quickly. The two young men who moved us were very polite and made our daughter's move easy and stress-free. Would definitely recommend! Thank you!

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    Peggy S.
    7/01/2019

    I had a great experience working with 2 College Brothers Moving in Gainesville. We needed to move my daughter out of her college apartment. They got back quickly to me on a quote - friendly and professional, they... read more

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    Karen F.
    6/24/2019
  • I want to give so many more stars but I can't! This was the best moving experience I could have ever asked for! I have used other moving companies in the past, and 2 College Brothers have blown their competition... read more

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    Anna A.
    6/15/2019

    5 star ratingWe had a complicated two part move that Josh and his completed very professionally. It was as painless moving could be. Highly recommend 2 College Brothers for any one moving in to or around Gainesville FL.

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    Deb M.
    6/14/2019

    This is my SECOND time using 2 college brothers and I believe they deserve 5 stars! The scheduling is quick and reliable. The pricing was fair and upfront. Brandon, one of the moving guys is fantastic! He was at... read more

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    Kala F.
    5/18/2019

    5 star ratingThomas and Zachary were excellent in their loading of our heaviest furniture pieces.  They were skilled in packing the container in our driveway.  Could not be happier.  We hired them for two hours, and they got an amazing amount of... read more

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    Joyce L.
    2/24/2019

Resources

Congratulations on your decision to move to Gainesville in Florida! You are going to love it here. Check out our useful links to help you get settled in.

City of Gainesville, FL Website – Gainesville is a fabulous city to move to. Find out more about the City of Gainesville.

Gainesville, FL Wikipedia Page – The official City of Gainesville Wikipedia page

Gainesville, FL Facebook Page – Connect with City neighborhoods on Facebook to help with your move to Gainesville

Gainesville, FL Jobs – The City of Gainesville is hiring so take a look at what’s available

Jobs in Gainesville, FL – There are plenty of amazing jobs in Gainesville

Gainesville, FL, Real Estate – No matter which Gainesville neighborhood you prefer, check out these Gainesville real estate listings.

City of Gainesville, FL Police – Check out the City of Gainesville police department to put your mind at ease

City of Gainesville, FL Business – Ease into your move with the help at the Official City of Gainesville website

City of Gainesville, FL YouTube – Get informed about the City of Gainesville with these great YouTube videos

Gainesville, FL Rotary – Get involved with the City of Gainesville Rotary after your move to Gainesville

BBB Gainesville, FL – City of Gainesville BBB to help you find businesses and services for your move to Gainesville

Gainesville, FL Chamber of Commerce – Learn more about your Gainesville local Chamber and get involved

Utilities at Gainesville, FL – Don’t move to Gainesville without finding out about the utilities you will need

Parks in Gainesville, FL – Bring the family and enjoy the parks in Gainesville

Events in Gainesville, FL – Upcoming events and more throughout the entire city. Go have some fun.

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