Moving to a new office building, retail space, or home in Columbia, Missouri, will keep you busy for quite some time. Instead of filling up your schedule with moving-related tasks, turn to our Allied Van Lines agents. We know every corner of the city from the Cosmo Park neighborhood to the University District, and each of our highly trained agents is experienced, licensed, and bonded. We've built up a strong reputation in the community for providing trustworthy, efficient moving services. Even if your move is taking you out of the Midwest to one of the coasts or to an international destination, we're available to handle the logistics.
In addition to our high customer ratings, we also maintain accreditation through Missouri's Better Business Bureau. We only select precise and accurate movers who will safely transport your belongings to your new household or commercial building. If your move requires packing services, vehicle transportation or disassembly of office furnishings, we'll find a team of movers suited to the job. We're also able to connect you with a safe and convenient self-storage unit to hold the things that aren't coming with you right away. Call our agents in Columbia today for a free estimate.
Located in the Midwest at about the halfway point between St. Louis and Kansas is the city of Columbia, Missouri, which is the home of the University of Missouri. Mizzou, as its known to the locals, offers a variety of job, educational and cultural opportunities for residents here. The collegiate atmosphere is also bolstered by Stephens and Columbia colleges. In 2013, a Livability survey ranked Columbia as No. 4 of the top 10 college towns.
Columbia was founded in 1818 as the county seat of Boone County, and today the city is home to more than 113,000 residents, according to the 2012 U.S. Census. More people are moving here as well as the population rose 33.9 percent between 2000 and 2012. Even with the expansion, the cost of living index is still about 12 percent lower than the national average.
Attractions and Activities in Columbia
Outdoor lovers can head to Katy Trail State Park, which is a favorite spot for bikers and runners. The MKT Nature and Fitness Trail is about 9 miles and is a great place for a hike. Another great outdoor space in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park where you can mountain bike, go on hikes, check out caves and much more.
For live entertainment, check out the Blue Note, which is an historic theater downtown. This small space - it seats 800 people - is where you can catch music acts whether you prefer country, rock, pop or blues. There’s even a dance floor and bar for those who are of age. The Blue Note also hosts the 9th Street Summerfest outdoor concert series.
Moving to Columbia
When you’re ready to call this Missouri city home, you’ll want a Columbia moving company such as Allied Van Lines to make your transition a smooth one.
Allied Van Lines has representatives available in 34 different countries and hundreds of customer service representatives available 24/7 to help with all of your moving needs. Allied specializes in long-haul and regional moves and can certainly help transport your goods with their high-value shipping and box and furniture inventory.
Allied also offers full-service and fragile-only packing as well as self-pack materials, electronics and appliance disassembly and assembly and unpacking and clean-up services to help you out from start to finish.
If you take advantage of Allied’s vehicle transportation, you can fly into Columbia Regional Airport, which is about 13 miles from the city center. You can also access the city via Interstate 70 or U.S. Highway 63.