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Discover Halifax & the Surrounding Area
Halifax is the largest city on the East Coast of Canada attracting people from all walks of life.
Why are people attracted to Halifax? There is opportunity for growth, for employment and for a great lifestyle that includes affordable real estate. From a large military & government presence to thriving tech and financial sectors to opportunities for entrepreneurs, Halifax has something for everyone. In recent years, Halifax has experienced impressive growth and investment in its downtown core with building and new construction happening at an unprecedented level. The growth includes many new multi-use buildings incorporating both condos and rental apartments with retail and office space. Included in these new developments are projects such as The Queen’s Marque, a major development along Halifax’s waterfront. The opening of the new Halifax Convention Centre late in 2017 combines awesome convention and meeting space with first-class office space and a soon to be opened boutique hotel. In 2014, the Halifax Central Library was opened to great acclaim providing access to a world-class, award winning space.
Halifax is a welcoming city and it is a multicultural hub in the Maritimes. Throughout the city, communities have grown and become a part of the everyday life and culture of the city. Each year, there are numerous festivals celebrating different cultures including the Greek Festival, Italian Weekend, Lebanese Festival to name a few.
Halifax is also a major educational centre with 5 degree granting Universities and a thriving Community college. Each year, thousands of students flock to Halifax from all over Canada and the World to study at Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s, Mount Saint Vincent, King’s, NSCAD to become the next generation of business leaders, doctors, lawyers, nurses, film entrepreneurs, engineers, teachers and so much more. Student life is an integral and important part of the culture of the city.
Life in Halifax and Real Estate in HRM (Halifax Regional Municipality)
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To experience the laid back lifestyle that is the Maritimes, and to really immerse yourself in the cultural "WOW" of Halifax is amazzzing!
Perhaps one of Halifax’s most compelling features is its location on the water. The economic hub of Halifax is located mere steps from the Halifax Harbour and many of the surrounding communities are close to oceanfront beaches or access to the many lakes in the area.
Halifax is made up of many smaller communities and neighbourhoods each offering different housing options and opportunities. Whether you are looking for a brand new home in a planned community, a waterfront home, an older home in a mature neighbourhood or a condo or apartment rental, Halifax has something for everyone. Affordable homes and real estate within a short commute to downtown or one of the business parks or a secluded oasis in a country setting are achievable housing options in Halifax. And all communities are connected through a municipal transit system that includes both buses and ferries to get you where you need to be.
Halifax has a vibrant and thriving arts, culture and food scene that has seen impressive growth over the past number of years. Outstanding live theatre with Neptune Theatre, Pond Playhouse, Shakespeare by the Sea. Symphony Nova Scotia provides high quality musical performances as well as the Scotiabank Centre attracting larger concerts, sports events and more. And the food scene in Halifax is alive and well in the various restaurants, pubs, bars and brewpubs throughout the city. There is something for everyone to do and see in Halifax all year round.
At Century 21 All Points, we have the knowledge, the experience and the tools to help you find the perfect home in Halifax. We have lived and worked here for more than 40 years and understand what makes the city and its people tick. Our REALTORS® have worked with thousands of buyers, sellers and investors helping them achieve their real estate dreams.
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On the corner of South & Hollis (SoHo) across from the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel and the CN train station, we are perfectly situated to service the Halifax Peninsula, and since we are only 20 minutes from just about everywhere in HRM, ready to provide the HRM with Exceptional Real Estate Service!