Welcome to toronto

Toronto is one of the most multicultural urban areas in the world. Each year tens of thousands of newcomers from around the globe choose Toronto as their new home. Their diverse cultures and communities have helped create Toronto’s identity as a vibrant global city. Toronto is Canada’s business and financial capital, a growing financial hub in North America, and a top ten global financial centre. Toronto’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is significantly outpacing the national average. The Toronto region’s GDP has grown by an average of 2.4 percent annually since 2009 compared to a national rate of 1.8 percent. In 2017, the Toronto region’s GDP grew by approximately 3.3 percent (Source: Conference Board of Canada, Moody’s, Oxford Analytics, Statistics Canada, 2017).

Toronto is competitive in almost every other major business sector from technology and life sciences to green energy; from fashion and design to food and beverage; from film and television production to music and digital media. Toronto’s rich industrial diversity drives growth, innovation and cross-sectoral synergies and knowledge spillovers have spawned new leading-edge hybrid sectors including med-tech, green-tech and food-tech.

Canary & Distillery District

Both the Canary and Distillery District offer dense living which is ideal for young, urban professionals. Vibrant streets, short blocks, and converted warehouses also make it a great investment opportunity – this neighbourhood will never go out of style. The massive development adjacent to West Donlands which was built for the Pan Am games in 2015 is also a great area for anybody looking for something a little more modern in the area. Thankfully, Toronto has put a lot of thought and planning, coming up with a comprehensive strategy to bring the Canary District into one of the city’s best and brightest districts.

Financial District

This is the busiest neighbours for a reason. People love to work, live, and play here. After the initial construction boom, this neighbourhood saw a long growth period in the 90s which is when many of the most high-end towers were build. For example, the Trump Tower is one of the most glamourous, sought-after addresses in Toronto and with a mixture of premium hotel and luxurious apartments, it’s not hard to tell why. As more people are looking to live closer to work, lots of new apartment buildings are going up in the neighbourhood. Yet you can still find some older houses between Bay and Younge street which offer character suites.

King West

One of the primary attractions is the proximity to work for most working professionals. Most of the residents are glass towers with a modern, luxious feel. If you opt for a penthouse, you get some of the best views Toronto offers. When you live in King West, you are smack-dab in the middle of it all. There are plenty of authentic loft conversations to attract young hipsters looking to get the most of what the city can offer. Exposed beams and ductwork along with exposed brick give many of the lofts a rustic, artistic feel. Because of the density and the variety of condos, housing, lofts you can have it all in King West.


Leslieville has many great, affordable lofts which can be used either for working or living spaces. Mixed-use housing also offers lots of potential for commercial and residential opportunites. If you’re looking for an investment property, this is a great area as there’s still a lot of development with no signs of slowing down.


While pricier than the average Toronto neighbourhood, it doesn’t mean you can’t find a good deal in this fashionable district. However, a word of warning, you might have to sacrifice space for other amazing benefits. Plenty of first-time buyers can still get into Yorkville for a place starting at around $400,000. If you’re looking for something a little more spacious and don’t mind opening your cheque book, you can find multi-bedroom condos for around $10 million.

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