Move East

Here in Saint John, we have the best of all worlds. We’re the only city on the awe-inspiring Bay of Fundy. We’re proud stewards of fascinating 19th-century architecture in our historic Uptown. We enjoy several acclaimed restaurants, spectacular entertainment venues, numerous art galleries, and what is quite possibly the largest collection of art in public places of any Atlantic city.

And, did I mention how affordable real estate is here? You’ll be amazed at how much house you can afford in Saint John. See for yourself! Follow this link to my residential and investment property listings.

Former Torontonians Move East: Jeff Malone and Kelly Baker moved to Saint John in September, trading in the grind of big-city living for quick commute times and affordable housing. They are so impressed with the quality of life in Saint John, they plan to make the Port City their home for the long term. Read more

We’re ready and eager to welcome you! To prove the point, Saint John Mayor Don Darling recently posted on his Facebook page: “Hey Toronto and Vancouver, move to Saint John NB, we have jobs, you can buy a house for well under 200k and our commutes are measured in minutes. Contact me and I will share with you how much I love my city and how much we want you.” …And, yes, in addition to getting mainstream media attention, it went viral! Read more… Daily Hive story, opinion article by Toronto Star national columnist, Emma Teitel, National Post story, Huddle story, CTV Atlantic story…

 

Check out the sites below to learn more about our city and our easy-going east coast lifestyle, and feel free to contact me any time to chat more about how I can help you MOVE EAST.

City of Saint John official website
Information for residents and visitors. Municipal government, Corporate services, Protective services, Transportation & Environment sServices, Growth & Community Develpment services, Saint John Water, Finance & Administrative services


Discover Saint John
Our official visitor guide featuring information on festivals, events, dining options, accommodations, entertainment, maps, and the Bay of Fundy tide schedule.

 

Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce
Make new business contacts, learn new business skills, benefit from discounts on services like health plans and credit card/debit merchant services, ensure your voice is heard on vital regulatory and legislative issues affecting your business.

 

Uptown Saint John
Uptown Saint John Inc. is the official voice of more than 650 business and property owners operating in Uptown’s 20-block Business Improvement Area.

 

Enterprise Saint John
Enterprise Saint John is an economic development agency serving the five regional municipalities of Grand Bay-Westfield, Rothesay, Quispamsis, St. Martins, and Saint John.

 

Saint John Life on Your Terms
A good source for information about living and working in the Greater Saint John region. You’ll find links for employment and settlement opportunities, housing, entertainment, education, transportation, and the like.

 

Port Saint John
Cargo. Cruise. Facilities & Administration. Port Saint John is Canada’s third largest port by volume, handling an average of 26.4 million metric tonnes of cargo annually, and with global connections to over 315 ports worldwide.

 

Imperial Theatre
Designed by Philadelphia architect Albert Westover and built in 1912. The theatre was reconstructed to its original 1913 grandeur and officially re-opened in 1994. It’s been described by The Globe and Mail as “… the most beautifully restored theatre in Canada.”

 

Harbour Station
Home to the Saint John Sea Dogs (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) and Saint John Riptide (National Basketball League), Harbour Station is located in Uptown Saint John and is New Brunswick’s centerpiece for sporting and entertainment events.

 

Canada’s Register of Historic Places
Canada’s definitive source of information on historic places. Here you can not only learn about more than 13,000 historic places, you can also find useful conservation tools, such as the Standards and Guidelines for the Conservation of Historic Places in Canada – a benchmark guide for the conservation of historic resources. Approximately 590 buildings and houses in Saint John are registered as historic places.

 

 

Parks

Rockwood Park
Enjoyed by many for its freshwater lakes for fishing, swimming, boating and skating, Rockwood is the hub of outdoor activities year round.

 

Irving Nature Park
Park visitors enjoy the rugged beauty of the Southern New Brunswick and the Bay of Fundy coastline just minutes from Uptown Saint John.

 

 

Post-Secondary Education

University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus

New Brunswick Community College

 

 

Travel

Saint John Airport (YSJ)

 

 

Healthcare

Saint John Regional Hospital
The largest tertiary care hospital in New Brunswick and the primary health care referral centre for major trauma and cardiac care.

 

St. Joseph’s Hospital

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