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Top Reasons to Live in London, Ontario

February 1, 2023

Downtown London, Ontario

Do you value great education, ample greenspace, and a thriving job market in the place you call home? Then welcome to London, Ontario! London is the ideal city for your next relocation, with its focus on healthcare and education and its many employment opportunities—not to mention its ever-changing real estate market! At Summit, we offer a variety of wonderful rental units in some of the best neighbourhoods in London, and we’re confident you’ll love this city as much as we do.

Why Choose London?

Excellent Education

London has no shortage of options for elementary and secondary schools, with both Thames Valley District School Board and London District Catholic School Board, along with even more choices for French immersion education. This reputation for excellence continues at the post-secondary level, since London is also home to Western University and Fanshawe College.

Renowned Medical Facilities

London is host to four major hospitals: Victoria Hospital, St. Joseph’s Healthcare London, University Hospital, and Parkwood Institute, all of whom employ some of the brightest minds in medicine. It’s also home to Lawson Health Research Institute, which has been ranked eighth in the country’s top 40 research hospitals.

Fantastic Employment Opportunities

With a diverse workforce in fields such as healthcare, education, tech, finance, and many more, London is one of the fastest growing cities in Canada for its dynamic work opportunities.

Lively Real Estate Market

With a huge range of options from apartments, townhomes, condos, and detached houses, you’re sure to find something you’re looking for. As far as affordability, London ranks 28% cheaper than Toronto, and in a cost-of-living crisis, that’s a welcome relief for renters and homeowners alike.

Things to Do in London, Ontario

Beautiful Parks and Outdoor Recreation

London isn’t called the Forest City for nothing! You’ll love biking the 42km trail along the Thames River and exploring the acres of nature trails and woodland in and around the city. London also has numerous public parks with ample green space, perfect for a leisurely stroll or an afternoon picnic on a breezy summer day.

Immerse Yourself in Local Culture

Downtown London is home to many of the city’s best attractions, including local restaurants, cafés, craft breweries, and pubs. For entertainment, experience the exciting live theatre playing at the Grand Theatre, or catch a hockey game or concert at Budweiser Gardens, the city’s 10,000-seat stadium.

Summer Festival Season

Throughout July and August, Victoria Park (located in the downtown core) is host to several cultural festivals that feature incredible cuisine from around the world, handmade goods, live music, and even the occasional carnival ride.

Explore the Possibilities with Summit Properties

At Summit, we take a different approach to property management, striving for excellence without compromise. We ensure that you receive the best possible customer service, and that maintenance requests are made easily through our handy online portal. Browse our available units and contact us today for a tour of your new home!