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REAL ESTATE & LIFESTYLE IN RICHMOND HILL

Richmond Hill

A MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITY LOCATED NORTH OF TORONTO

Richmond Hill is not only home to great shops and dining options on Yonge Street, but also a strong business district and ample natural beauty.

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Discover the David Dunlop Observatory, Hillcrest Shopping Centre, and much, much more.

Population:

202,022

Richmond Hill

Located within close proximity to Toronto and Markham, Richmond Hill boasts a diverse population over 200,000. The town has since modernized and is now part of Canada’s largest technology cluster, and is also a pioneer in the four key business sectors (Scientific and Technical Services, Health Industry, Finance and Insurance, and Information and Cultural Industries).

Average Property Price:

$1,463,746

Richmond Hill

The Town of Richmond hill has a number of mixed developments. There are over 72,000 dwellings in the town with over 10,000 being condominium units. Out of the remaining 54,000 properties, nearly 32,000 homes feature 4 bedrooms or more. Property values are exceeding $1,400,000 with approximately 50% of the yearly sales were detached homes.

Schools:

40

Richmond Hill

The Town of Richmond Hill has a number of schools within the community. A number of those schools were ranked quite high by the Fraser Institute. St. Theresa of Lisieux and Bayview S.S. are ranked 8th out of 739 secondary schools in the province.

REAL ESTATE

Buying Richmond Hill real estate is a good investment. Richmond Hill experienced an increase in its population from 2006-2010, with the majority of residents opting for single detached homes. Currently, 65% of Richmond Hill is urban development while 35% of the land is devoted to natural areas.

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Photos Of Richmond Hill, Ontario

ABOUT RICHMOND HILL

 “A little north, a little nicer” is the unofficial motto for Richmond Hill, Ontario. The Town’s development was closely linked with the development of Yonge Street, which was planned primarily as a military road by John Graves Simcoe, the first Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Upper Canada. Named after the Duke of Richmond, the town was officially incorporated on June 18, 1872, as a village. 

Richmond Hill developed because of its proximity to Toronto, as farmers came into town on their way to Toronto markets and people travelled up and down Yonge Street to and from communities further north.

  

Early in the twentieth century, several rose-growing greenhouses were built and the town was named the “rose capital” of Canada. The town has since modernized and is now part of Canada’s largest technology cluster, and also a pioneer in the four key business sectors (Scientific and Technical Services, Health Industry, Finance and Insurance, and Information and Cultural Industries).

Many head offices are situated in Richmond Hill. Some notable companies include Compugen, TigerDirect.ca, Amico, Johnson Controls, The Business Exchange, BMW, Mazda, Volvo, Crocs, Levi’s and Staples.

Visitors to Richmond Hill have many options to consider when deciding what to do. The ever-popular Ribfest, which takes place annually during the last week of July, is a three-day outdoor festival that features professional rib teams travelling to Richmond Hill from across North America. Ribbers cook and compete for various Best titles including Best Sauce and Best Ribs as decided by honorary judges.

For those who like to see the stars. The David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) is a unique experience. Since opening its doors in 1935 the observatory has been a research centre for the University of Toronto’s Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics and a facility for public education and outreach. On September 29, 2009, Richmond Hill Council designated the DDO Property as a “property of cultural heritage value or interest”

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TRANSIT

Richmond Hill is serviced by two GO Transit stations: Richmond Hill Station at Major Mackenzie Drive East and Yonge Street, and Langstaff Station at Highway 7 and Yonge Street. York Region also operates the VIVA bus rapid transit system in Richmond Hill with buses running along major streets in town and south along Yonge Street to the Finch Subway Station.

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EXPLORE RICHMOND HILL

Search for Richmond Hill shops, restaurants, parks, entertainment, places of worship and more on this interactive map.

World Bowl

World Bowl, East Wilmot Street, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Samko and Miko Toy Warehouse

Samko and Miko Toy Warehouse, East Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

M & S Kidz Land Indoor Playground & Party Place

M & S Kidz Land Indoor Playground & Party Place, 16th Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Treehouse Play Centre

Treehouse Play Centre, Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

David Dunlap Observatory

David Dunlap Observatory, Hillsview Drive, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

SilverCity Richmond Hill

8725 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

10268 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Richvale Library

40 Pearson Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Richmond Green Library

1 William F. Bell Pkwy, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Richmond Hill Public Library

1 Atkinson Street, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

Hillcrest Mall

9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

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