Arts and Entertainment are around every corner in Waterloo. Plus, Waterloo’s downtown 110 acre park is a great place for outdoor recreation of all kinds! Waterloo is a part of Canada’s “Technology Triangle” which the Real Estate Investment Network has ranked #1 of the “Top Ontario Investment Towns”.
It is also home to the headquarters of Research in Motion, the makers of the Blackberry.
This is just one of many high-tech companies in Waterloo…in fact many companies, with headquarters elsewhere, take advantage of the concentration of high-tech employees in the Waterloo area and have research and development centers there.
Also, Insurance companies including Manulife and Sunlife Financial have a significant presence in the city and impact local economy. Waterloo is also the home of 2 very high ranking Universities.
The University of Waterloo which is reputed for its engineering and Math programs, and Wilfred Laurier, which is comparatively smaller however has consistently ranked among Canada’s top schools in its category, is reputed for its business and liberal arts programs.
The population of Waterloo is impacted greatly by the amount of students coming and going. In fact, recent statistics state that Waterloo accommodates approximately 32,000 students annually!
Since university education is a necessity in today’s society, there will always be a demand for student housing. And due to the limited number of on-campus housing options, there will always be a high demand for rentals. Because of this, investors often choose to invest in the student housing market in Waterloo.
Did you know that statistically properties located near colleges and universities throughout Canada have among the highest value? Wow! Waterloo has a LOT to offer!
Whether you are thinking about investing in the housing market, selling your home in Waterloo, or relocating to Waterloo, give us a call!
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