The communities of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge are collectively known as Canada’s Technology Triangle with leading economic sectors in the Automotive, Information & Communications Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, and Business and Financial Services. An hour away from Toronto and Canada’s busiest airport, the Waterloo Region is well-connected both nationally and internationally. The Waterloo Region’s commitment to infrastructure improvements and transportation, including Light Rail Transit and quick access to Toronto with GO Bus and GO Train services will boost the already robust economy and real estate market.

  • Population of 568,500 and one of Canada’s fastest growing communities, expected to reach 742,000 people by 2031
  • Top Ontario Investment Town 2009-2014 – The Real Estate Investment Network
  • Ranked 1st overall in FDI Magazine’s Top 10 American Micro Cities of the Future (2011/2012)
  • Named Canada’s Best to Invest – Site Selection (2008)
  • Waterloo is one of the top five Most Attractive Cities in Canada (2014)
  • Canada’s 10th and Ontario’s 4th largest urban population (2014)
  • 100% fiber-wired community
  • Light Rail Transit (opens in 2018) – $818 million LRT line connecting Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo

“ The ingredients that made Silicon Valley singularly successful are becoming part of the Waterloo culture today – there’s a vibrant ecosystem of about 1000 companies in various stages, from start-up to pre-IPO… [We] have the foundation for seizing the next quantum revolution here in Canada. ”

— MIKE LAZARIDIS
Quantum Valley Investments

“ The Kitchener-Waterloo downtown area is going through a huge revitalization and we are happy to be a part of a creative high-tech community.”

— STEVE WOODS
Engineering Director, Google Waterloo