2020 // East Brainerd

(Above) Photo by Beacon Imagery

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Close to a variety of retailers and amenities, East Brainerd seems to have it all. Housing options abound, and the presence of top schools, medical facilities, and employers makes this community an ideal spot for both families and young professionals.


Did You Know?

Approximately 1.6% of residents in East Brainerd over 5 years old primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem insignificant, it’s higher than 96.7% of other neighborhoods in the United States.


From starter homes to upscale residences, the East Brainerd housing market meets a variety of budgets and tastes. The community also features plenty of additional housing options in the form of apartments, townhomes, and condominiums. Notable single-family housing communities in the area include Ashley Mills, Holland Gardens, Brookside Commons, Twin Brook, Lakes of Standifer Gap, Inverness, Council Fire, Mountain Shadows, Rosebrook, Shadow Ridge, Brock Pointe, Emerald Valley, Reunion, and the brand-new Engel Park (opening in 2020).




East Brainerd is close to several large employers. An Amazon distribution facility employs more than 1,500 people, and Volkswagen’s North American assembly plant has approximately 2,500 employees. Other large employers in the area include Gestamp, Plastic Omnium, ADM, Wrigley Manufacturing Company, Schnellecke Logistics, CBL Properties, U.S. Xpress, Astec Industries, Cigna, and a T-Mobile call center.




Residents of East Brainerd are just minutes away from I-75 with easy access to Atlanta and Knoxville, and I-24, also close by, provides access to Nashville. Downtown Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport are a short drive away, and I-59 leads to Birmingham.




Younger students in the area will likely be zoned for East Brainerd Elementary or Westview Elementary, while most older students attend East Hamilton Middle/High School. East Brainerd is also home to Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (a K-8 magnet school) and several private institutions, including St. Nicholas School, Silverdale Baptist Academy, Standifer Gap SDA School, and Grace Baptist Academy.




Erlanger’s full-service East Hospital is located on one of East Brainerd’s main thoroughfares and provides easy access to surgical, emergency, heart, stroke, cancer, and pediatrics care. Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation’s Therapy Services also has an East Brainerd location that provides rehabilitation and therapy services, and Parkridge East Hospital is a short drive away. Several quality senior care facilities are in the area and include the new Morning Pointe of East Hamilton, Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford, and The Lantern at Morning Pointe Chattanooga.