Regent Park gives definition to Canada's Multiculturalism. Residents of this neighbourhood come from a broad variety of cultural and ethical backgrounds - individuals of British and Irish descent, European Jewish and Balkan immigrants, new Canadians from Africa, Asia, and Latin America, to name a few. An estimate of over 60 different first languages are spoken by residents here.

Formerly the centre of the Cabbagetown neighbourhood, Regent Park is conveniently located by the Don Valley Parkway, bounded by Queen Street on the South, River Street on the East, Gerrard Street on the  North, and Parliament Street on the West.

Future Real Estate Prospects:

Considering the area's proximity to the downtown core, it has inherently high value real estate potential. Additionally, the city-approved Regent Park Revitalization Plan will bring a promising new chapter in the history of Regent Park! The city goverment plans to spend $1 billion to redevelop this neighbourhood into a mixed-income, mult-use community with a mix of market condos, affordable housing units, and a vibrant new retail and community space. Real estate in Regent Park will definitely be a great investment opportunity as well as as a fabulous settlement choice!

- 2009: Phase 2 construction began (New Rental Housing & Continuing Market Momentum)

- 2012: Phase 1 construction completed (Building a Condominium Market)

- 2014: Phase 3 construction begins

- 2017: Phase 2 construction completes (estimated)

- 2019: Phase 3 construction completes (estimated)

Notable Amenities in Regent Park are:

1. Schools: Lord Dufferin Junior and Senior Public School, Regent Park/Duke of York Junior Public School, Nelson Mendela Park Public School, St. Paul Elementary Catholic School, 

2. Restaurants: Regent park is in close proximity to the St. Lawrence Market for some delicious delicacies.Those with a sweet tooth for desserts but don't want the fatty aftermath can visit deKEFIR for a healthy alternative!

3. Lifestyle and Recreations: There were limited amount of shops and services located along Gerrard, River and Parliament Street, however, the phase 1 commercial plan for Parliament & Dundas has introduced shopping alternatives for residents of this neighbourhood. Also available now is the new high-tech fully accessible Regent Park Aquatic Centre which features a lap pool, leisure pool, therapy pool, Tarzan rope, dividing board, waterslide, and large sliding glass doors that open into a sun terrace.

Residents can also enjoy facilities at the Regent Park Community Centre, two outdoor artificial ice rinks in Regent Park, and the Parliament Street Public Library.

Getting To Regent Park by Public Transit:

Bus and Streetcar routes running along or through this neighbourhood include: 306 and 506 along Gerrard Street - 504 and 505 along Dundas Street -  301, 501, 502, 503, and 503 along Queen Street - and 508 along Parliament