Stamford’s meteoric rise began more than ten years ago and has not slowed. Situated in Fairfield County, one of the most affluent areas on the East Coast, Stamford has all of the modern attributes of a modern city without sacrificing its historic charm. Residents of Stamford enjoy a broad range of housing opportunities from single-family homes and condos to luxurious penthouses to rent or buy. Stamford also offers no shortage of ways to enjoy the outdoors including a number of parks and recreational areas, golf courses, nature trails and a vibrant waterfront. With four Fortune 500 companies and a broad variety of other well-known businesses headquartered here, the momentum is unmistakable.