The City of Burnaby is located directly east of Vancouver. It was originally incorporated in 1892 and was officially established as a city in 1992. The city designates 25% of its land to parks and open spaces and it impressively has one of the highest park land to citizen ratio in North America!
Burnaby is the third most populated city in BC with 232,755 residents with a 4.3% increase since 2011 according to Burnaby’s 2016 Census Data. Burnaby is divided into four quadrants – SW, SE, NE, NW – with the South West quadrant, which is home to Metrotown Town Centre being the largest in the city.
Each quadrant offers its residents their own complete communities with town centres that provide a full range of amenities, accessible rapid transit and bike routes.
- The South West quadrant is home to Metrotown Town Centre
- Home to the largest mall in BC – Metropolis at Metrotown – over 400 stores
- Enjoy remarkable views of the city during the day or night from Deer Lake Park
- Accessible travel via Metrotown SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
- The South East quadrant is home to Edmonds Town Centre
- Accessible travel via Edmonds SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
- Edmonds Community Centre – swimming, fitness classes, gyms, programs & events.
- The North East quadrant is home to Lougheed Town Centre
- Burnaby Lake Regional Park is a great place for bird watching, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking & rowing.
- The main SFU campus was established in NE Burnaby
- Accessible travel via Lougheed SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
- The North West quadrant is home to Brentwood Town Centre
- The main BCIT campus was established in NW Burnaby
- Accessible travel via Brentwood Town Centre SkyTrain station & multiple bus routes
Located on the south shore of Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River to the south, Burnaby is bordered by East Vancouver to the west and New Westminster to the southeast and Coquitlam to the east and Port Moody to the northeast.
To get an idea of real estate market trends in Burnaby, have a look at the most recent Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver Statistics.The city