Reclocating to Calgary?
Relocating to Calgary
Calgary is the largest city in southern Alberta; an oil and gas center and a technology center for Alberta and most of western Canada. Many people have opted to move to Calgary over the last 10 years, and the growth shows no signs of stopping.
The picturesque Rocky Mountains are at Calgary’s doorstop. Calgary is just a short drive away from Canmore and Banff, two of the Canada’s most scenic towns.. With the Rocky Mountains in close proximity and Banff National Park a quick drive away, Calgarians have easy access to amazing natural destinations and Experience unforgettable breathtaking views! Fantastic adventures are always on the horizon for Calgary home owners.
Not only does Calgary have one of the lowest rates of unemployment in the country, Calgary also has the highest average income in the country. Calgary also has the highest rate of home ownership in the country.Calgary benefits from a relatively strong job market in Alberta, is part of the Calgary–Edmonton Corridor, one of the fastest growing regions in the country. It is the head office for many major oil and gas related companies, and many financial service business have grown up around them. Small business and self-employment levels also rank amongst the highest in Canada. It is also a major distribution and transportation hub with high retail sales. Additionally, Alberta will have the fastest growing provincial economy in 2014.
Friendly & diverse people
Who you know has a great impact on your enjoyment of life, and Calgary residents are some of the best people we know. Our population is notoriously friendly and hospitable, with a helpful hand around every corner. Over 20% of Calgary residents were born outside of Canada, making the city a culturally rich place to grow.
Sports and Recreation
Calgarians are very active population! The city has one of the most extensive bikeway/pathway systems in North America. It covers most communities in the city and is ideal for walking, jogging, cycling and rollerblading. There are over 30 golf courses and 10 major parks are within the city itself, and hundreds more in surrounding areas. It is a wonderland for those who want to participate in down hill or cross country skiing; hiking or taking in a Flames game!
Calgary Arts & Culture
Calgarians love their arts and culture, and they have the galleries, theatres, concert halls and festivals to prove it.
The Calgary Stampede
Called the greatest outdoor show on Earth, the stampede has something for everyone. Rodeo for the outdoorsy, fun and games for the kids, and nightlife for the college and university students. This annual 10-day festival celebrates Calgary’s cowboy past. It attracts more than 1 million visitors per year and the city becomes a party town with free pancake breakfasts around the city daily. Big tent parties are a nightly affair. Featuring rodeos, chuck wagon races, agricultural fair, live concerts, fairground games, the Stampede is the highlight of Calgary’s cultural calendar.
Released January 15, 2014: Another day and another real estate report indicating Calgary’s housing market is showing the best year-over-year price growth in the country.
Innovative city planning & design
With a relatively low crime rate, Calgary ranks near the bottom of a list of major Canadian centres, according to StatsCan findings released 2013