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Toronta, Ontario, Canada Why Toronto?




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Toronto has consistently been ranked highly in the list of best cities out of 50 cities around the world in terms of where to make the best Real estate investments for the long term, according to an independent research team we hired in 2013. Toronto’s premiere ranking doesn’t come so much from short-term metrics like return on investment, but from their longer term resilience a stellar mixture of low susceptibility and high adaptive capacity.

In addition to Toronto’s ability to rise above the cyclical ups and downs of the real estate market is the result of its high level of resource availability and stable government and its foresight in planning. In fact, Toronto beats out London, New York and even Chicago, ranked as No. 4, for its strong investment potential over the past and coming decades. A lot of investors just look at real estate investments in terms of short-term risk and return on investment. But we believe it is important to look beyond that at cities with respect to their ability to adapt and improve. In the round, Canadian cities and Toronto in particular are exceptionally good real estate investment locations in the long term.

Some of the cities that are currently the most popular with investors, such as New York and London, are not necessarily those that will protect capital in the long term, the report notes. Although research points to the challenges around transit in Toronto, the transportation system is still regarded as first rate compared to many other cities in the world. And while Toronto house prices continue to climb at a rate of more than ten percent per year, they still lag well behind cities like London, which came in 18th in the resiliency rankings, in part because it’s now so expensive.

New York was 14th. While it came in at the top of all 50 cities at adaptive capacity for its incredible comeback ability in the face of major disasters like 9/11 and Hurricane Sandy it fell down when issue of crime, lack of infrastructure investment, and its vulnerability to extreme weather being located on the ocean and social exclusion.

Our independent team of researchers has spent the last three to four years comparing various cities based on ten criteria, from climate to government, to planning, technology, learning, funding and access to affordable housing, education, health care, religious and cultural freedom, honest government and reasonably crime-free living conditions. We have found that the weakest cities are in emerging markets as their vulnerability derives from inequality, poor infrastructure provision and environmental degradation, and, to a less extent, climate vulnerability.