Developments

SIMCOE

Approximately eight years ahead of the enactment of Places to Grow, 2005 in the Province of Ontario, Geranium Corporation identified the County of Simcoe as a primary area of growth for future community development. With equal measures of foresight and instinct, the company set a course to become a major land owner within this Greater Golden Horseshoe area.

Between 2011 and 2031 the County of Simcoe, including the City of Barrie and City of Orillia, is expected to grow by 183,000 people to a total population of 667,000. Geranium Corporation's future developments are situated in many of Simcoe's fine municipalities.

YORK REGION

The Regional Municipality of York covers 1,776 square kilometres and is comprised of nine area municipalities. York benefits from its proximity to Canada's largest commercial and financial centre and adjacent U.S. markets and in 2009, received a AAA rating from S&P and Moody's.

The region's population is forecast to reach 1.5 million by 2030, a large proportion of this growth will be as a result of immigration. York's population is one of the youngest, most highly skilled and best educated in Canada and is more affluent than the Ontario average.

Geranium Corporation's flagship master-planned community The Neighbourhoods of Cardinal Point is situated in the York municipality of Whitchurch-Stouffville, and is a prime example of intensification in a residential community. The community was one of three such developments nominated a BILD Awards Finalist 2010 in the category of Best P2G Low-rise Community of the Year.

NORTHUMBERLAND

Northumberland County is a thriving, south-eastern Ontario community positioned along Highway 401 and accessible to both Toronto and Kingston within a 1 to 1.5 hours drive. Northumberland County offers a range of living experiences from historic towns to scenic rolling rural areas to spectacular water settings on Rice Lake, the Trent River and Lake Ontario. The County of Northumberland contains seven diverse municipalities.

Between 1991 and 2021 the Northumberland County population is forecast to increase by almost 36,890 to a total of 108,188; with a median age of 44 years. Serving this population is The Northumberland Hills Hospital is a brand new health facility located in Cobourg and Campbellford Memorial Hospital.

Year round festivals and community events held throughout the County attract visitors and residents alike. Popular recreation activities in the area include boating, camping, swimming, skating, skiing (cross-country in particular), curling, as well as museums, art galleries, theatre and symphony.