Are you planning to build a house in Gatineau?
An exceptional location in full growth
Did you know that Gatineau is ranked 10th in the list of medium-sized “Cities of the Future in North America”? It earned this distinction as the most promising city in 2013-2014, following an evaluation of five indicators: infrastructures, economic potential, human resources, business environment and cost competitiveness. Considering that, new building construction in the Gatineau region is at full sail!
Additionally, the Ottawa-Gatineau region was named the “best place to live in Canada”by MoneySense magazine in 2008, after analyzing many criteria such as housing prices, prosperity, air quality, purchasing power and low crime rates. In 2016, Gatineau ranked as the 8th “best place to raise children”, where 53.56% of its residents are families with children.
This is why it is not surprising that Gatineau now forms, as part of the Ottawa-Gatineau metropolitan region, the 4th largest agglomeration in Canada, behind Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. With 278,500 people, Gatineau is the 4th largest city in Quebec.
The majestic and omnipresent nature
An essential economic hub
Gatineau’s residents enjoy a very important strategic position. Being located near the federal government, which is the largest consumer of goods and services in Canada, accounts for much of the city’s prosperity. There are currently more than 7000 businesses in the Gatineau region, making it the region with the highest concentration of high technology companies in the country.
To learn about the Gatineau area’s full potential, check out our pages for Chelsea, Aylmer/Hull, Gatineau, Buckingham and Val-des-Monts. Don’t hesitate to ask us about this very attractive location!