Housing Prices are lower than other large Canadian Centres across Canada
Vacancy rates are reasonably low compared to other cities.
Single Family Rental homes are particularly in high demand.
High Tech jobs
Industry – Construction is busy in Halifax downtown, Dartmouth Crossing and in suburban areas.
Irving Shipbuilding – construction of the ships is starting to create new jobs and bring new people to Halifax
Universities & Colleges –
Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s & Mount Saint Vincent
We attract lots of international and out of province students to our city.
Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) provides many great programs for students.
IWK Children’s Hospital delivers great care to families in Halifax and offers specialized services to families from across the Atlantic Canadian Provinces.
Communities & Schools –
Halifax has many great schools for children.
The communities are diverse and host a variety of cultural festivals through the Year.
Beautiful and Historic-
Downtown has the Halifax Harbour and lots of boats, shops & restaurants.
Historic buildings and sites (Citadel Hill, etc)
Check out the Halifax International Tattoo Festival in the summer.
We are surrounded by Ocean & many Lakes and Rivers
Surfing, Kayaking, swimming, fishing & Hiking
Peggy’s Cove & Lawrencetown Beach are two popular natural tourist spots.
According to an article Huffington Post, Halifax is listed 3rd on the list of Canadian Cities to Boom in 2017.