Welcome to Grimmer
Grimmer is a neighborhood in the northeastern part of Fremont, California. The neighborhood is primarily a residential area, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment buildings.
The history of Grimmer dates back to the early 1900s, when the area was primarily agricultural and rural. In the 1950s and 1960s, the area was developed into a suburban residential neighborhood, with the construction of several large housing developments.
Grimmer real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Grimmer neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Built on 840 acres of the legendary Fremont Dragstrip/Baylands Raceway Park, Pacific Commons Shopping Center an expansive retail and mixed use development was an important addition to the Grimmer area supplying a growing population with restaurants, movie theaters, clothing and shoe stores as well as big box stores. (The dragstrip was in operation from 1959 until the end of 1988. Even Evil Kenevil performed here).
The Grimmer neighborhood is also home to several parks and recreational opportunities, including the Grimmer Park and the Alameda Creek Trail, which offers miles of hiking and biking trails along the Alameda Creek. In addition to all that, Fremont is named happiest city in America in a February report from WalletHub in 2023 for several years running.
Having sold Fremont Real Estate for decades, Anthony Marinelli of The Marinelli Real Estate Team, has had clients come to the area for jobs at Meta, Lam Research, Apple, Western Digital, Seagate, Boehringer Ingelheim, and ThermoFisher to name a few.
Overall, the Grimmer neighborhood is a vibrant and diverse community, offering a mix of residential, recreational, and commercial opportunities. Its convenient location and easy access to major transportation corridors make it a popular destination for future residents and visitors alike. All things considered, Grimmer homes are desirable.
- Elementary: Warwick, Hersch
- Junior High: Walters
- High School: Kennedy