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Q Labs sale validates innovation in the province

Big things, I mean really big things, are happening in New Brunswick. Take a look at the latest tech success story in Fredericton. While some people looked at recent the Radian6 deal as a brush with lady luck, the latest international acquisition of Q1 Labs (which may very well dwarf the Radian6 deal) has firmly established Fredericton, and with it New Brunswick, as a new international hotbed of innovation. So what...

Saint John: New terminal will be modern with a historic touch

Set to be built on the site of the nearly 60-year old Pugsley C Shed on the harbor’s east side, the final design concept for Saint John’s new cruise ship terminal were unveiled Wednesday afternoon by Jim Quinn, CEO of the Saint John Port Authority. “This is just another piece in Saint John’s waterfront development,” he said. Check out the artists renderings by checking the article...

Saint John: Old structure will make way for second cruise-ship terminal

Here comes the wrecking ball as the winds of change continue in Saint John. The harbourfront demolition of the Pugsley C Shed have begun, making way Saint John’s second cruiseship terminal. Estimates for the removal are one month, after which the new construction will begin on the new terminal with rooftop panoramic view patio, in plenty of time for next year’s cruise season. Wrecking ball taking down...

IBM acquires Fredericton tech firm

Is Fredericton, NB poised to become the next Silicon Valley? With news of IBM’s acquisition of “Q1″, so soon after the recent Salesforce / Radian6 acquisition, many are asking this question. But who can be surprised? The Intelligent Community Forum named not one, but two New Brunswick cities on its 2009 list of Top Seven Intelligent Communities. And Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is confident...

New Brunswick sees rise in number of wealthy households

When you think of wealthy Canadian provinces, do you think of Atlantic Canada? According to a private study commissioned by BMO Harris, you should. It certainly paints a very different picture than the typical small, poor fishing villages we see in the movies. So how about Fredericton and Saint John? These two dynamic cities ranked fourth and fifth respectively as far as the number of wealthy households by assets in...

Fredericton, NB: Southside Zellers store to become a Target outlet

Even Target Stores is sold on New Brunswick. Great news for our Fredericton investors, Crombie Real Estate today confirmed that Target has just acquired the first of many Zeller store locations, this in the Uptown centre. This revitalized retail giant will add attractive spice to Fredericton along with Costco and shows just a hint of how attractive New Brunswick is shaping up to be for international investors and...

How well do you know Saint John, New Brunswick?

Ever wondered why it’s always “SAINT” John, New Brunswick and not “ST” John? Did you know that the city of Saint John is the oldest incorporated city located in Canada? Situated along the northern shore of the Bay of Fundy and the mouth of the Saint John River, the historical city of Saint John is also the largest in the province of New Brunswick. For more fun facts on Saint John, some...

Enterprise Saint John’s Strategic Plan: Key Sectors

What makes fertile investment ground? I have the answer for you below. With so much happening in New Brunswick, with its incredible growth and stability, why would anyone look elsewhere to invest in Canada? Oh, and I forgot one of the best parts … ease of entry. If you think you have to sink $400-500K into your Canadian property investments in order to obtain security and amazing growth, New Brunswick will...
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