Toronto has been ranked among the top 20 best cities in the world in 2021. It is the largest city in Canada, but unlike other large cities of the world, it doesn’t compromise safety for size. Toronto is a metropolitan hub of exciting culture, business, technology, entertainment and more, and it makes for an incredible place to raise children and have a family. Whether you are looking to buy or build a home in the Greater Toronto Area, we have compiled some reasons why it is the ideal place for families to relocate to.
1. Sustainability Efforts
Toronto is one of the world’s most innovative cities when it comes to new green technology. Due to its early adoption of these green technologies, the city now has a 19% tree cover and has an incredible amount of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified business in downtown Toronto. All new developments in the Greater Toronto Area have a strict set of green standards that they meet for air and water quality, waste diversion and greenhouse gas reductions. Some of the older buildings in Toronto are going through environmental makeovers in order to enhance their energy efficiency while preserving their integrity as architectural landmarks.
2. Amazing Walkability
Accessibility is part of Toronto’s charm. Residents can keep active by walking around the city and enjoying the city’s 19% tree cover throughout its ample choice of gorgeous park spaces such as High Park or Dufferin Grove Park. Families can take advantage of Toronto’s walkability and feel safe while allowing their kids to walk to school on their own in the morning, something that has become increasingly rare in modern times. Families can also go for a stroll together without needing to drive somewhere to do so. Additionally, the city has highly efficient public transportation, which is excellent for lessening the amount of traffic congestion and emissions.
3. Full Seasons
Toronto has incomparable weather that allows its residents to enjoy the four seasons in all their glory. Unlike cities that choose to hibernate during the colder months, residents in Toronto have come to embrace the cooler weather. During the colder months, Toronto residents can enjoy a Winter Wonderland and take part in some of Toronto’s wealth of seasonal activities such as the Toronto Light Festival, the Bentway Trail being turned into an incredible skating rink for the whole family or ice skating amazing city skyline views at the Harbourfront Centre. During the warmer months, Toronto beaches are the place to be with incredible and diverse al-fresco dining, splash pads for kids and some incredible biking trails by the waterfront.
Toronto is an incredible city year-round, and it allows its residents to safely and comfortably raise a family in or near a big city without the fears that big city life may sometimes be associated with. If you are searching for reliable developers in the Greater Toronto Area to help bring your dream home to life, look no further than LivMor Developments.
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