Downtown living is exquisite and it is only getting better with the addition of some incredible new facilities. Say hello to the brand new Academic and Cultural Arts Centre, a sports arena with 5500 seats and new condominium developments to boot. Walk to your dining destination; enjoy the beauty of the Montebello Park (near the Queen & Yates Streets Heritage Districts) designed by the same man that designed Central Park… go figure! Each September the Niagara Wine Festival visits this outdoor destination and thousands of wine lovers take to the streets for a celebration of Niagara’s vinous bounty. Shopping, rubbing elbows at the St. Catharines Club, the library, the farmers market, local music, good eats and great neighbours. The downtown is also nestled between 12 Mile Creek, a few old Indian Trails and the two major highways that grant access to the rest of the region with a quick drive… it sounds great already, but the party is just getting started.
It’s been a rainy start to what would usually already be patio season this year, but I’m still itching to start spending as much time outside as possible as soon as the sun comes out and the temperature goes UP. With the revitalization of Downtown St. Catharines, I’m seeing a lot more people making their […]Read More
I’m a family man — you know that about me. And being family man and a Realtor means that I work with a lot of home buyers and sellers who have families or are thinking of starting a family soon, which means they are looking for the best neighbourhoods to raise their kids. There are […]Read More
With the real estate market in Niagara as hot as ever, people are buying, selling and relocating like crazy. Whether you are new to St. Catharines or you are a local looking for the best new neighbourhood to move to, I have a tip — check out midtown. The Rise of Midtown St. Catharines Midtown […]Read More
For years, when downtown St. Catharines was mentioned as the place to be, most people met it with the same reaction. Wrinkled noses, looks of confusion, laughter and sarcasm. You must have gotten lost. Now, look at the place. Amazing new venues, (the Meridian Centre and the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre), restaurants popping UP faster […]Read More
Photo courtesy of The St. Catharines Standard It feels like everywhere you look in St. Catharines, there are new residential developments infilling what used to be one single property. With the lack of developable land in the area, it really shouldn’t be a surprise anymore — when a little bit of land becomes available, someone […]Read More