Should you invest in Mississauga?


Mississauga is witnessing a proliferation of real estate projects like Grande Mirage and others. The area is steadily transforming into a major economic hub with several industries like banking and finance, pharmaceuticals, computers and electronics booming here. This has given a major fillip to the residential real estate market here. Other industries that have witnessed major growth include transportation components, aerospace and equipment.  Mississauga is home to the Royal Bank of Canada along with Hewlett Packard, Air Canada Jazz, Air Georgian, Honeywell Aerospace, Magellan Aerospace, Kellogg’s Canada, Walmart Canada, NetSuite, Panasonic Canada and Esprida.

Major landmarks in Mississauga include the Art Gallery of Mississauga and Mississauga Celebration Square. The Square One Shopping Centre is located here and is one of the biggest shopping malls in Canada. This has more than 350 retail stores and is also encircled by several restaurants and bars along with the Playdium, City Hall and Central Library. There is also the Erin Mills Town Centre along with the Dixie Outlet Mall and Fantastic Flea Market.

Mississauga is home to a robust transportation network, which includes the railway lines. The trains for the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor run through Mississauga and other railway services also stop at cities like Oakville, Brampton and Toronto. GO Transit offers commuter rail services which is a Metrolinx division. MiWay is the public transit service in the city and offers bus services across 90+ routes. GO Transit also runs intercity buses. There is great connectivity via the Highways 403, 401 and also The Queen Elizabeth Way, the first freeway in the city. The Highways 427 and 407 also pass through the city. The Lester B. Pearson International Airport is operated by the GTAA (Greater Toronto Airports Authority) and is one of the biggest airports in Canada.

The city is home to leading hospitals like the Mississauga Hospital and Credit Valley Hospital. The city is also home to several reputed educational institutions like the Queen Elizabeth Senior Public School, Iona Catholic Secondary School, Green Glade Senior Public School, Clarkson Secondary School, Applewood Heights Secondary School, St. Thomas More School, Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, The Woodlands School, Glenforest Secondary School and Bronte College among others.

Mississauga offers excellent transportation, social infrastructure and attractive residential housing prospects. There is ample scope for future growth and development as well with several infrastructural initiatives in the pipeline. Mississauga has a robust commercial and business sector as well. Investing here may yield favorable returns in the future.