16 Oct Neighbourhood Spotlight: Kanata
This month, we’re featuring the area of Kanata. It is a fast-growing suburb with plenty of conveniences to offer, which is why it’s one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in the Ottawa area. What makes it stand out to Ottawa residents looking to relocate is its unique blend of family-friendly comfort and excitement spurred by its thriving high-tech job market.
Ideal Suburban Environment
Kanata is an attractive option for many home buyers because of its optimal mix of urban and rural features. It has all of the services you would expect from a city, including grocery stores, endless options for quality education, and easy access to healthcare. Along with these benefits, the area boasts ample green space and access to pristine nature whenever you want it.
Growth and New Developments
Part of the appeal that Kanata has lies with its steady growth and increasingly diverse amenities for residents to enjoy. Recent developments in the area have broadened the residential real estate market and provided more quality living options for prospective residents to choose from. In addition, there are several developments such as the Tanger Outlet Mall and Bell Sensplex that provide ample shopping and recreational opportunities for residents to enjoy.
Bustling with Business Opportunities
Kanata has maintained its reputation as the premier tech and industry hub of Ottawa, aided by the Kanata North Business Association that is committed to keeping it that way. The association represents more than 500 businesses in the area, making Kanata a prime spot for ambitious professionals and innovators. You may recognize some big names across multiple industries that call Kanata home such as Ericsson, Dell, Instant Pot and more. Kanata’s thriving economy and businesses help make it an active, engaging place to live.
Dining and Entertainment
Another one of Kanata’s clear strengths lies in the sheer amount of dining and entertainment options available for residents. When looking for a quality meal, one place that stands out is the Mediterranean restaurant Aperitivo, well-known among Kanata residents for their delectable small plates and diverse list of wines and cocktails. For entertainment, Kanata has several options including the Canadian Tire Centre, home to the Ottawa Senators, and also the go-to spot for major concerts and other events year-round.
If you’re looking for a great place to live, Kanata definitely stands out as an attractive option. Our real estate experts at RE/MAX Affiliates Geoff & Bobbie McGowan Realty will gladly show you what this special neighbourhood has to offer and all the latest listings. Contact us today!