- Ottawa remains among the most attractive cities to live for newcomers, according to the Conference Board of Canada.
- Ottawa is one of the most economically stable markets in unstable times.
- Ottawa real estate market is now entering a 10-year boom phase.
- One of the highest average household income cities in Canada.
- World renowned education institutions attracting continual flow of renters for: University of Ottawa, Carleton University, Saint Paul University, La Cité Collégiale, Algonquin College.
- High quality renters for neighborhoods like downtown, Sandy Hill, Glebe, Centretown, Little Italy, Hintonburg, Westboro, Kanata, etc.
- Over 1,900 high-tech companies, being the second largest concentration of science and engineering employment in North America.
- Mercer ranked Ottawa as having the second highest quality of living of any large city in the America.
- Substantial capital projects in recent years, such as Landsdowne, Zibi, Light Rail Train, Kanata Tanger Outlets, Lebreton redevelopment, will provide years of positive economic ripple effect.
- Hamilton, now the hottest housing market in Canada in regards to escalating real estate prices according to Hamilton Specs.
- The average residential sale price in the Hamilton-Burlington area has gone up nearly 20% in 2016 – REMAX Annual Housing Report.
- Hamilton has been rated “Canada’s most diverse city economy” by the Conference Board of Canada.
- Hamilton record breaking approval of $1B in building permits for the last 4 consecutive years.
- Toronto affordability crisis pushing buyers & renters to Hamilton.
- Strong demand has been pushing vacancy rate downwards for last 5 consecutive year.
- Major housing demand sustained with Light Rail Train connecting Hamilton to the GTA in 2020, Phase 1.
- Financial incentives and grants for housing development is spurring redevelopment in and around downtown core.
- Major shift of blue collar jobs, being replaced by high paying white collar jobs.
- Hamilton, is the second city with the most number of multi-family and mixed-use apartment buildings in Canada, which are ripped for redevelopment.