Brampton: the future-planning model for Canada

Brampton Real Estate

Brampton, Ontario has quickly become the city in Canada to watch with Canada’s first satellite suburban community developed there, known as Bramalea. Built in the 60’s to accommodate 90,000 residents, this subdivision grew so fast, the population of Brampton soared to a half million people within fifty-five years since the beginning stages of the Bramalea Development.

Brampton was incorporated as a village in 1853, taking its name from the rural town of Brampton, Cumbria, England.Today, Brampton’s progressive approach to planning is attaining recognition.A new model of urbanity is in the forecast for Canada using the plans from this sprawling suburban city.

Read about Brampton's Housing Growth to learn how quickly this city is setting as an example for Canadian development.Part of the greater Toronto area of Ontario, Brampton is the third-largest Real Estate hub in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada.

Now leading the charge in progressive development, Brampton allocates future planning and development based on multifamily housing.With 38% of the population making up the South Asian culture, suburban living has tackled the issue of density and walkability creating access to big-box centres, healthy, active living, and economic growth.

Within the Peel regions, Brampton’s population is now at 523,911 making it the 11th largest city in Canada. While the backyards are small, Brampton’s subdivisions have spread out from the city centre.What is a subdivision? Generally, when you divide a piece of land into two or more parcels in order to sell one or more parcels, you are subdividing property and the provisions of Ontario's Planning Act come into effect.

Brampton is also one of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, with an average annual growth rate (2001–2006) of 6.6%. With a median age at 33.7, it is the youngest community in the GTA. Brampton was once known as The Flowertown of Canada, a title earned due to the city's large greenhouse industry. This included Dale's Flowers, a company that won many international rose awards for nearly half a century.

Today, the city's major economic sectors include advanced manufacturing, retail administration and logistics, information and communication technologies, food and beverage, life sciences and business services.

It houses the national headquarters of Loblaw Companies, HBC/Zellers, Bacardi, Brita and Clorox and other companies.The city of Brampton is approximately 60 percent built and will continue to grow in the upcoming 20 years.Thinking of buying in Brampton? Here's how Century 21 can help!

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