Located on the banks of the Fraser River and at the foot of the Coast Mountains, Maple Ridge is less than an hour’s drive east from downtown Vancouver and is one of British Columbia’s fastest growing municipalities.
Ranked #5 in the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN)’s list of the 2010 – 2015 Top Canadian Investment Cities, Maple Ridge is a dynamic blend of rural and urban and its relatively affordable real estate has been drawing increasing interest from both investors and homebuyers. Now home to more than 77,000 residents, it covers a total area of over 266 km² and is made up of an array of mostly historic neighbourhoods, each with its own unique feel and selection of properties.
Offering everything from equestrian and waterfront estates to log homes to new condos and townhouses, the real estate market in Maple Ridge is incredibly diverse. Its pedestrian-friendly downtown district is concentrated in the Haney area and other notable neighbourhoods here include Albion, Kanaka Creek and Port Hammond.
There’s no shortage of opportunities for outdoor recreation in the area and among the popular activities here are bird watching, golf, horseback riding, fishing, cycling, canoeing, and kayaking.
Maple Ridge Quick Facts:
- Population is projected to double by 2040
- Summer temperatures are 22 to 28°C (72 to 83°F) and December and January see an average low temperature of 2 to 4°C (36 to 39°F)
- Incorporated in 1874
- Closest neighbour Pitt Meadows is primarily agricultural
- Consistently named the ‘#2 Top BC Investment Town’ by the REIN
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