Edmonton is becoming known for being a hub for many young professionals. With a massive migration of working youth packing their bags in Toronto or Vancouver and heading to good ol' Edmonton for the promise of high wages and a lower cost of living.
This younger generation of white-collar professionals often has specific housing needs that differ slightly from those on either side of their age range. For example, while younger students are often looking for cheaper first-time housing or rentals, most young professionals have already finished their educations. They are more likely to seek independent housing space to call their own.
On the flip side, young professionals are often not quite ready to settle down with a family like the older generation before them. In fact, this generation of millennials are settling down later than any before them; as such, locating their homes in areas with the top elementary schools may not be among their priorities.
Though every person’s needs are different; in general, the best places to live in Edmonton for young professionals have a few common factors:
Close to their workplace
Easy access to public transit
Proximity to grocery stores
Lively area with many night-life options
Fortunately, Edmonton has many incredible neighbourhoods to choose from that are perfect for today’s young professionals. Here are just some of the many great areas in Edmonton for young working professionals:
The Brewery District
The communitues of Oliver, Westmount and Queen Mart Park make up this ICONIC area known as the Brewery District. This is a top location for oung professionals as there is incredible shopping, restaurants, amenities and outdoor activities. With a unique blend of services, shops, and restaurants, The Edmonton Brewery District is perfectly conducive to hassle-free urban living.
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The Ice District
Edmonton's Ice District is an Iconic area in the heart of downtown Edmonton. A public plaza, sports, entertainment, a chic hotel, 5 star dining options, epic nightlife and access to state of the art shopping. "It’s much more than a state-of-the-art arena. It’s a place to gather. A place to celebrate. A place where you – and our city – are always at your best!"
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Old Strathcona Area
Anchored by the funky, bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue, historic buildings blend with youthful exuberance to make Old Strathcona one of Edmonton’s trendiest neighbourhoods. The city`s celebrated arts and cultural community makes its home here, as does a plethora of unique local boutiques, one-of-a-kind art galleries and music shops, and trendy restaurants and cafés.
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If you’re a young professional looking for your perfect neighbourhood, we can help make your dreams a reality. With a team of Real Estate Professionals who know this city and the secret gems better than most, we are here to help.
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