Saskatoon & Montreal on Investors Radar

Chris Potter, a partner at PwC Canada, says Saskatoon farmland has also become attractive to foreign investors, although it remains to be seen how much of an impact the oil price shock will have on the province’s real estate market.

“Sometimes people scratch their head about Saskatoon, but over the last several years we’ve seen a lot of interest in Saskatoon, from an agriculture and timber perspective,” Potter told reporters during a roundtable Tuesday.

“Saskatoon has some concerns, because of the ripple effect from the oil and gas industries and the impact that’s coming from Alberta, but there are a lot of other factors … that are helping to contribute to its attractiveness now.”

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