The History Of Nuns' Island
With 3,74 km2, 18,315 residents at 2011 census, street names in ascending alphabet from the entrance of the island to the Pointe-Sud, whatever Nuns' island means to you as an individual, be it the epitome of tatste, fashion or luxury, Nuns' Island as an area has changed dramatically though it's 400 year history. In 2016 Loc Chau researched archive files to break down the events of the last four centuries into eight major stepchanges.
Step Change 8: The Future - 2015 - 2030
There is now a huge residential development pipeline of over 800 new homes, worth over $400 million, which will be built in Nuns' island over the next 5 –15 years. Already condominium apartments values have exceeded $450 per sqft and within the next 5 – 10 years montrealhome calculate that residential property values will reach $550 per sqft. Already the entry level price for the smallest condominium apartment is now $320,000, and single-family home in the $600,000.
The Light Rail Train project which no doubt be completed by 2020, reducing travel time to the Montreal island is helping towards Nuns' island reclaiming its "Country Living In Downtown" as Montreal's most expensive and top address.
The borough, according to his mayor, is transforming into a city. This is the future of Nuns' Island and as the book outlines, its extremely exciting.
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