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Edmonton is still a fairly young city, but officials believe that the area may be home to more than one million people at some point in the next few years. With plans in place to help support this hopeful upward trajectory, Edmonton apartments for rent may be in high demand, and people might find that looking for apartments and houses to rent in Edmonton may become a tall order. Indeed, the area’s Capital Region Growth plan calls for neighborhoods to work together on coordinated growth and further development – meaning that the city and its neighborhoods are working on plans to increase the supply of apartments for rent in Edmonton to address the possible population boom.
Edmonton provides more than 160 kilometers of trails for widespread use in hiking, biking, running, and more. The Parks and River Valley system allow all Edmontonians to enjoy the area’s natural resources. More and more people are looking for apartments for rent in Edmonton where they can take advantage of these natural resources. The neighborhood of Strathcona, almost demolished in the 1970’s, has embraced the concept of a pedestrian-friendly neighborhood nestled close to the river and natural areas.
More urban areas are also proving quite desirable. The Garneau neighborhood, which is actually celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2014, has worked with the University of Alberta, municipal officials, and historical advocates to build a neighborhood that incorporates both old-school architectures, and newer apartments for rent in Edmonton. Over the past thirty years, these efforts have made the area one of the most desirable to find houses and apartments.
The Westmount neighborhood offers charming houses for rent as well, but with slightly smaller sizes – the area’s building cater more to singles and young couples. More in town, the Oliver neighborhood provides highly dense residences that may make it ideal for finding apartments for rent at a decent price, without the need for an automobile.