Mississauga is recognized as Canada’s 6th largest and fastest growing major city with a population of 734,000 residents representing multiple cultures from around the world.
1. Mississauga Is a Corporate Hub
With close to 55,000 registered businesses employing more than 420,000, Mississauga is home to 61 Fortune 500 Canadian or major divisional head offices and 50 Fortune Global 500 Canadian headquarters. This all together makes Mississauga a huge employment center and corporate hub.
2. Mississauga Is a Safe Community
Recognized as the safest city in Canada 8 years in a row. Mississauga offers family-oriented sports, leisure & arts facilities with 11 community centers and a vibrant downtown city centre with major retail, office, entertainment and condo living.
3. Mississauga is Home to few of the Best Rated Schools in GTA
Mississauga is Home to few of the best Public, Private, English & French Immersion Schools in Greater Toronto Area. Few of them have been ranked very high in academics over a number of years. Mississauga is also home to Toronto University, Mississauga Campus for collage going students. This University Campus is the second-largest division of the University of Toronto (Canada’s largest university), numbering about 11,000 undergraduate students, 430 graduate students, 700 faculty and staff as well as over 35,000 alumni. Mississauga overall assures a good education for your children. Based on age and requirements of your child, you can make your choices on where to live.
4. Mississauga Is Green
We have more than 480 parks & 23 major trail systems including part of a 485 mile (780 km) waterfront trail running from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Quebec border.
5. Mississauga Have Best Credit Rating
This Year, once again, City of Mississauga Receives “AAA” i.e. Highest Credit Rating From Standard and Poor’s – Seven Years in a Row. In a report released yesterday, Standard and Poor’s attributed the City’s favorable rating to the City’s debt free status, its robust economy and strong financial flexibility. This assures the prosperity of Mississauga for the coming future!
6. Mississauga is Continuously Adding Valuable Projects for its Residents!
Mississauga Celebration Square a Project worth $40 Million is expected to be completed by July 2011. A very prestigious project design inspired by similar type locations at New York, London & Paris, will be host to a dynamic line-up of free year-round more than 100 events and festivals that showcase eclectic arts, cultural diversity, and the spirit of the city expected to attract target of 1.4 million visitors per year by 2014. This will be unique in entire Canada and hence will overall boost demand of Real Estate in the area. Best is to buy, before this project is completed. Ask us, Area Experts, where to invest, to reap maximum benefits!!!
Sheridan’s Collage Mississauga Campus a project worth approx. $31Million is ready to be opened in the fall of 2011. This Approx. 150,000 sqft 4 storey campus is leading edge in its design, services and programming facility, capable of accommodating upto 1760 students in Phase One. An additional 3,740 students will follow in Phase Two bringing the potential student enrolment total to 5,000. Sheridan School of Business will locate its programs and students at this signature campus. “This is a unique partnership that resulted from a close collaboration between the City and Sheridan staff who share our vision for expanding education opportunities and bringing a new vibrancy to our downtown,” said City Manager and CAO Janice Baker. “This will be the first of many new options for youth, new immigrants and others to pursue their education in Mississauga as we continue to bring more post-secondary institutions to our City to meet our strategic plan objectives.” Once built, this facility is expected to raise the real estate prices in the neighborhood considerably.
7. Mississauga Has Great & Continuously Improving Transit System
New, Orange & Blue express Hybrid buses with the new MiWay identity have begun serving passengers on Local & Express routes. These buses provide more comfortable seating, reading lights, power outlets for laptops, larger windows, automated next stop announcements, real time schedules, the Presto automated farecard, onboard security cameras and the introduction of a transit travel app and Mobile Site for viewing scheduled departure times on a smartphone.
The City of Mississauga, in partnership with GO Transit, is constructing a new busway, which will run along the Highway 403, Eastgate Parkway and Eglinton Avenue corridors. Mississauga Transit and GO Transit buses will have exclusive use of this busway to help move thousands of riders quickly and efficiently through Mississauga and the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This project currently under construction, is expected to be completed before Winter of 2012.
Another Project proposed in the Master Plan is the an LRT system. It’s envisioned to run from Lakeshore Rd. in Mississauga to Queen St. in Brampton and would have up to 32 stations located along the 20-kilometre corridor. The system would provide faster travel times and improved connections to interregional bus rapid transit (BRT) and GO Rail systems. The estimated cost for the LRT system is $1.2 billion.
8. Mississauga Is Home to Canada’s Largest Airport
Home to Toronto Pearson International, Canada’s largest airport servicing 32 million passengers on more than 70 airlines with non-stop service to 180 destinations in 60 countries around the globe. Mississauga is also within a day’s drive of North America’s richest markets with access to 164 million consumers.
9. Mississauga Has Biggest Shopping Center in Ontario
Square One is one of the largest shopping malls in Canada, with over 1.6 million square feet of retail space, More then 8000 parking spaces, more than 360 stores and services. On average, the mall serves over 21 million customers each year. Great Convenience and Entertainment District for someone living close to it.
10. Excellent to Invest in Mississauga Real Estate!
Last but not the least, Real Estate Investment in Mississauga has proven year over year a robust investment. It has continuously shown good performance even in worst markets and in best markets there are areas which have appreciated as high as 35% in a single year. If you are looking to create a Real Estate investment portfolio, any Investment specialist will give this kind of City a straight buy signal.
In the coming future, there are few sectors, which can be expected to perform better then others, this is where I come in as Your Local Realtor, who understands this city and real estate in this city and surrounding areas very well. Based on your requirements & budget, I can help you choose the best Residential or Commercial property suited to your needs. Please call 416-738-7331 to set up a no obligation initial consultation. I will be happy to be of any service. You can alternatively also visit my website i.e. http://www.GetMyHome.ca