Numbers recently released by Statistics Canada show the Saskatoon central market area being the nation’s population growth leader for the third consecutive year. Read more here.
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With Saskatoon now being the most tax-competitive city in Canada, local business leaders are optimistic about the city’s potential for future growth. Read more here.
The Saskatchewan population is experiencing its greatest growth since 1921, increasing by more than 22,000 people in the past year to nearly 1,080,000 people. Read more here.
Canada’s largest bank is forecasting Saskatchewan to post 3.6 per cent economic growth this year – second best in the country behind Alberta – then take the lead position among the provinces next year with four per cent growth. Read more here.
The value of building permits issued in Saskatoon so far in 2012 has increased forty percent from last year’s strong numbers according to this story in today’s Star Phoenix.
Saskatchewan job numbers continued on their record roll in June, with 548,900 people working in the province — the highest on record for the second straight month — and 11,700 more than a year ago, Statistics Canada said Friday. Read more.
The population of our province grew by 20,000 (April to April), the most growth in any one-year period since 1930. As of April 1, Saskatchewan’s population was estimated to be 1,073,083. Read more.
Saskatoon will lead the nation in GDP growth in 2012, according to a new report by the Conference Board of Canada. The local economy is expected to expand by 3.6 percent, down from an impressive 4.8 percent in 2011. More here.
Saskatchewan is poised for a long period of economic prosperity and the mood in the province is exceptional ~ Mike Darling, V.P of BMO’s Saskatchewan Region. Read more here.
Tom McClocklin, president of Colliers McClocklin Real Estate predicts a strong commercial market for Saskatoon in 2012. “For the first time in decades we are entering a major expansion of the office market.” More here.
MacLean’s recently ran a story titled, “In a cooling housing market should you wait to buy and hurry up and sell?” They sought the advice of a few prominent agents who provided interesting feedback. Check it out here.