Where We Live
All the perks of a big city with a small town feel. As one of North Carolina's emerging technology hubs, Wilmington offers great schools and a top-rated public university, along with some of the finest locally-owned restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions. In addition, our port city boasts a historic downtown along the Cape Fear River plus beautiful coastline and miles of white sandy beaches. Here are just a few reasons we love living in Wilmington, and why we think you will, too!
In Wilmington, you can enjoy the best of both worlds with Wrightsville and Carolina beaches just a few miles down the road, as well as an historic downtown and riverwalk along the beautiful Cape Fear River.
With a median home price of $259,900, Wilmington offers affordable housing options ranging from condos to historic bungalows to new developments, so you can find the home that's right for you.
With over 15,000 students, UNC Wilmington is quickly becoming one of the largest universities in the state, and widely recognized for its acclaimed Cameron School of Business, Center for Marine Science and Film Studies Department.
Whether you're looking to enjoy fresh-caught seafood or a quaint, casual southern eatery, the dining options in Wilmington are sure to surprise and delight.
With an average annual temperature of 70 degrees and average winter temperature of 50 degrees, it's never too cold for a walk on the beach or a morning paddleboarding session on the water.
Wilmington ranks the highest among all Southeastern North Carolina school systems with the largest number of schools, highest average SAT scores and the highest number of graduates.
Situated on the banks of the River Thames, London is the capital of Great Britain and one of the central business hubs of Europe. Throughout history it has remained one of the most dynamic, influential and cosmopolitan cities in the world, and is a global leader in the finance and technology industries. From rich history and culture to world leading innovation and creativity, London has something to offer everyone. Below are a few reasons why London is a top destination for working and living:
London's history dates back over two thousand years. Today the city is not only home to the Royal family and Her Majesty the Queen, but it also boasts some of the world's most iconic historic landmarks, include Big Ben, Tower of London, and many more.
London is well known for its cultural background, hosting numerous art galleries and more than 170 renowned museums including the world's finest like V&A, Natural History Museum, Science Museum and the Tate Modern.
Whether you're a true gourmand or a novice nibbler, London offers a vast selection of culinary delights from all over the world. This diverse multicultural melting pot provides world-class Michelin star restaurants, pop-up cafes, and street food.
Londoners use one of the largest urban transport networks in the world, which includes river bus service, a public bicycle scheme and even a cable car. From the iconic red London bus to the London underground, there are many great ways to travel around the city.
As one of the most culturally vibrant cities in the world, London has nearly limitless choices when it comes to entertainment. There are more than 17,000 music performances a year in London and over 250 festivals.
In addition to being a financial and cultural epicentre, London is also one of the greenest cities in the world. The City boasts many beautiful parks including Hyde Park, Hampstead Heath, Kensington Gardens and Richmond Park.
The largest city in Australia and the capital of New South Wales, Sydney offers historic landmarks, local cultural cuisine, music festivals, and fun for the whole family. Scroll down for a few more reasons to live in Sydney!
In just 30 short minutes, you will find three of Sydney's most beautiful beaches: Coogee, Bondi, and Manly Beach.
Go sightseeing at the Sydney Opera House, climb the harbor bridge or visit the Australia Museum. For entertainment, check out the ballet at the Capitol Theatre, or snag a ticket to Vivid Sydney, one of the most popular festivals in NSW.
Over 400 suburbs surround Sydney, making it one of the best places to start a family. Sydney's public and private education is highly ranked including Australia's leading higher education and research university, the University of Sydney.
With an average high of 22.5 degrees Celsius and an average low of 14.5 degrees Celsius it's easy to start the workday with paddleboarding, surfing, or swimming.
Whether you desire fine dining or on a quest for casual food, Sydney offers a variety of cuisines spanning across all cultures. Every weekend, several Farmer's Markets along the coast offer plenty of choices for fresh, local produce.
Sydney is home to over two million acres of parks and natural reserves including the Royal Botanic Garden and Sydney Harbour. Make the most of your weekend by hiking the trails on the Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.
A city full of talent and a booming economy. As the largest metropolis in Canada and the 4th largest city in North America, Toronto provides an imaginative and diverse backdrop for professional development. Check out why Toronto is perfect for us!
Home to more than 230 nationalities, there is no shortage of creativity in cuisine. Try your hand at international eats at various local events and cultural festivals. Looking for a specific meal? Pop into one of the city's many boroughs such as Chinatown and Little Italy for authentic dishes.
As a resident of Toronto, you're never far from your favorite concerts, plays, and major league sports games. Embrace the city's festive spirit by attending the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Toronto's beloved annual fall festival. In the warmer months, visit Canada's Wonderland, Canada's first major theme park and the largest in the country— adrenaline enthusiasts welcome!
Across demographics, there are countless neighborhoods with their own personality awaiting adventure. Escape to Kensington Market for a myriad of artistic stores and restaurants. If you're searching for a historic site, head over to The Distillery District for a unique experience. This pedestrian-only district sits atop cobblestone streets and is named for the Whiskey distillery it once held.
With over 140 languages spoken, Toronto is the place to take a deep dive into diversity. Over half of the residents in Toronto originate from outside of Canada, bringing variety and vitality to the city and welcomes all who want to call it home.
Toronto is home to the likes of Google, Facebook, and Uber, which encourages innovation and creativity, and attracts many professionals from all over the world. This provides the economic stability for entrepreneurial pursuits and supports those who want to forge professional connections, excel in their career, and deepen their skills.
Hoping to venture outdoors? Toronto, though bustling with businesses, also boasts plenty of green spaces. Coronation Park and Riverdale Park West allow opportunities for hiking, biking, and sightseeing. In addition to amazing scenery, High Park's beautiful oak trees are home to a zoo and dog park.