City of Burnaby
Burnaby is well located between the City of Vancouver to the west and Coquitlam, Port Moody and New Westminster to the east and bounded by Burrard Inlet
and the Fraser River. It is the 3rd most populated urban centre in B.C. with a diverse population estimated at almost 200,000 that is rapidly growing.
Towering 1,200-foot Burnaby Mountain is home to the renowned Simon Fraser University. The British Columbia Institute of Technology is also found in Burnaby.
Burnaby also features the Metrotown Shopping concourse, Brentwood Mall & Lougheed Mall Shopping Centres which are all serviced by Skytrain and transit bus access.
Burnaby is well served by public transit having two Skytrain routes that pass through the central and northern part of the city. Couple that with an extensive
bus system and you'll find its easy to go "Green" in Burnaby.
It is not hard to be active in Burnaby. It has a full array of parks and golf courses. Current Home to the Vancouver Whitecaps until the end of 2010, Swangaurd Stadium at Central Park has hosted
thousands of sporting events both professional and amateur.
For the green thumb, South Burnaby has plenty of greenhouses and small farms selling local flowers, plants and fresh vegetables. Situated in the Southeast corner of the city around the Marine
Drive area you can find almost anything your garden needs at great prices.
The business corridors in Burnaby are found along Kingsway, Boundary Road, Lougheed Highway, & Hastings Street.
North Burnaby in the Burnaby Heights area can be considered the "Little Italy" of Burnaby where you can find Italian Cafe's for great espresso and panini, bakeries and plenty of Italian Restaurants.
Burnaby's famous alumni include actor Michael J. Fox, world renown singer Michael Buble' and Stanley Cup winning hockey player Joe Sakic.
Not feeling prices for property in Vancouver? Burnaby is a great place to buy for those wanting to live downtown but who can't come to pay high prices for a tiny condominium.
Serviced very well by Skytrain into downtown it is only a 16 minute ride from Metrotown, 22 minutes from Brentwood Town Centre and 33 minutes from Lougheed Town Centre. With relatively more affordable real estate prices
it is a happy medium for those who work & play downtown & want to live close to the action without actually living downtown.
For those buying or selling in the North Burnaby area, Team Phil Haig specializes in the needs of those selling or buying in the North Burnaby area building off a wealth of personal experience
from team members who grew up and lived in this area for many years.
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