Richmond, British Columbia
About Richmond, British Columbia
Shafik Ladha's years of experience, coupled with his award-winning sales method has settled many people happily in their new homes. No one knows the property market like a local, and no one deals in property like a local. Having lived and worked in Richmond for over 20 years, Shafik knows the area inside out! Using this knowledge, Shafik provides unparalleled real estate services that will help you find the Richmond home of your dreams, in the area that suits you best, at a price you can afford – the recipe for happy living.
Richmond is an exciting city undergoing immense growth and change, currently transferring from a rural community to an international metropolis, while still managing to maintain its original charm. It is culturally diverse and has a unique geographical setting, located on Canada's West Coast. Its central location places Richmond only twenty minutes from downtown Vancouver and 25 minutes from the Canada-US border.
Richmond is home to almost 200,000 people with a healthy mix of residential and commercial property, industrial parks, agricultural land and green belts. Richmond is situated where the river meets the Pacific Ocean, providing expansive leisure and tourist options within a close range of the city.
Richmond is known for healthy living: residents of Richmond have the highest life expectancy in all of Canada and also have the lowest smoking and obesity rates! A wide range of employment options exist, with the economy supporting over 100,000 jobs in several sectors such as services, retailing, tourism, hi-tech, manufacturing, agriculture and public administration.
The city's expansive leisure options contribute to its healthy life style. Quality parks and recreation facilities, culture and leisure facilities abound: over 90 parks, 200 acres of recreational trails, pools, tennis courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, golf courses, running tracks and playing fields. In additional there are several libraries, theatres, museums, art galleries and heritage sites.
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From elementary through to post secondary, Richmond provides residents with a wealth of education options.
Richmond has a wide variety of shopping options, from large malls to unique night markets.
Want to know what teams we cheer for here in Richmond? Here are the top teams everyone knows and loves.
Outdoor Parks & Recreation
There's plenty to do outside in and around Richmond: these are just a few of our favourite parks.
Museums & Galleries
Richmond values its rich, diverse heritage and culture and takes pride in its preservation and presentation.
If you've never been to Richmond before, these are the key "must-see" attractions.
Fun & Recreation
There's lots to keep you busy and active in and around the city of Richmond BC. These are just a few of the recreational facilities in the area: there are lots more where these come from!