ABOUT DOWNTOWN KITCHENER
The Downtown Kitchener area is located south of Victoria Street, centred on King Street, and it is home to many local and international businesses. Houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener are located in several older neighbourhoods including Victoria Park, Cherry Hill, Civic Centre, Central Frederick, King East, and Cedar Hill.
The city, and many investors, have been heavily pouring resources in the development of assets in Downtown Kitchener since 2004. Ultimately the goal is an amazing King Street experience, an innovation district, and the fostering of a collaborative community. As a result, houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener have significantly increased in demand.
DOWNTOWN TECH HUB
Dubbed “Startup City” by the Globe and Mail, Downtown Kitchener is home to a prospering tech hub, and features companies such as Google, Communitech, and D2L. For this reason young professionals are increasingly seeking houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener.
In addition, the city, province, and federal government have invested $800-million on a light-rail transit system which connects
Downtown Kitchener to the University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University, Uptown Waterloo, Fairvew Shopping Mall, and Connestoga Mall. Arguably this brings us a step closer to being a major metropolis in Ontario.
500+ startups, over $900-million invested in economic development, and a booming King Street strip have turned Downtown Kitchener from “a place you don’t dare go” into one of the most desired and vibrant areas in Canada.
SCHOOLS IN DOWNTOWN KITCHENER
Houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener are located next to 9 elementary schools, and 3 high schools (Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, Eastwood Collegiate Institute, and Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate and Vocational School). The location also allows for quick access to the University of Waterloo, Wilfred Laurier University, Conestoga College, and the Kitchener Public Library, making it an ideal destination for families and young professionals. As a result, more and more families are choosing to purchase their next home in Downtown Kitchener.
SHOPPING IN DOWNTOWN KITCHENER
Furthermore, houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener are conveniently located near retail shops, unique cafes, and shopping malls. The King Street strip, and the surrounding area, is home to numerous independently owned businesses to satisfy all of your needs, while Fairview Mall is only a short drive, or bus ride, away. Alternatively, Belmont Village offers “small town feel with an urban appeal,” featuring fine dining, and numerous specialty shops. As a result you will find that the downtown core will satisfy all of your shopping needs!
In addition to the above, the downtown Saturday Farmer’s Market provides fresh and locally grown produce without having to drive out of the city, while the addition of a downtown grocery store satisfies all of your shopping needs within minutes of your home. Seems too good to be true!
LEISURE IN DOWNTOWN KITCHENER
Whether you’re looking for arts & culture, athletics, or just a place to unwind Downtown Kitchener is bound to satisfy your needs.
Boasting 2 performance theaters, a cinema, 3 museums, numerous art galleries, and a variety of live music locations, there is no shortage of activities for the artistically inclined. In the summer the city shuts down King Street for several art festivals, August features the world-famous Blues Fest, and November is home to NIGHT\SHIFT. As a result Downtown Kitchener has slowly become an arts hub for all to enjoy.
Due to their central location, houses for sale in Downtown Kitchener are also closely located to baseball diamonds, soccer fields, public tennis courts, a golf course, and a quick drive away from the Chicopee Ski Hill.
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