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3 Neighbourhoods In Burnaby, B.C. To Call Home

The City of Burnaby is a multicultural, diverse community that has grown into the third-largest city in British Columbia. Residents of Burnaby enjoy lush parks, rapid transit, shopping centres, sports complexes, and restaurants while being located just outside of the busy city of Vancouver. This lively and sought-after suburban city is home to young families, retirees, and working professionals who reside in their choice of urban high rises and spacious single-family homes. Let’s take a look at three Burnaby neighbourhoods to check out while beginning your home hunting journey.

Burnaby Heights

Burnaby Heights, also known as The Heights, is a quiet neighbourhood filled with a rich history. The Heights is located just over the Iron Workers Memorial Bridge on Hasting Street, connecting the neighbourhood to both North Vancouver and Downtown Vancouver in no time. The streets of The Heights are filled with local shops and restaurants for residents and visitors to explore and enjoy. There are plenty of schools within Burnaby Heights including, public, independent, and french immersion schools, giving families plenty of outstanding options to choose from for their growing families. 

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Sullivan Heights

Sullivan Heights, located in North Burnaby, is well known for its central Lougheed Town Centre. Currently, Lougheed Town Center is transforming into one of Canada’s largest master-planned communities. Once the project is complete, it will include four residential tours, street-front restaurants, cafes, five acres of parks, shops, and easy access to the Lougheed SkyTrain station. 

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Metrotown is a booming neighbourhood in Burnaby South that is best known for its established shopping centre, Metropolis at Metrotown Mall. This diverse community is connected to neighbouring cities by sky-train making it a fantastic commuter neighbourhood for working professionals. Aside from the established shopping centre and transit options, Metrotown is home to Central Park, a large green space with trails, pitch and putt, swimming pools, and more. Prospective buyers will find a wide range of homes available in the area including, high-rise condos, townhomes, and single-family homes. 

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