The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise opportunity for New Brunswick will include the cities of Moncton , Fredericton and Saint John. Ideally the franchise would be located in either Moncton or Saint John with satellite locations being established in the neighbouring cities.
Moncton is a city located in Westmorland County in southeastern New Brunswick. Situated in the Petitcodiac River Valley, Moncton lies at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces. The city has earned the nickname “Hub City” due to its central location and history as a railway and land transportation hub for the Maritimes. The Moncton CMA has a population of 138,644 (2011), making it the largest CMA in New Brunswick and the second-largest CMA in the Maritime Provinces. The strength of Moncton’s economy has received national recognition and the local unemployment rate is consistently less than the national average.
On a year-to-date basis home sales in the greater Moncton area were running 8.1 per cent ahead of the first eight months of 2014. Home sales equate to opportunity for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® and the markets hot!
Saint John is the largest city in New Brunswick and the second largest city in the Maritime Provinces. It is known as the Fundy City due to its location on the north shore of the Bay of Fundy at the mouth of the Saint John River, as well as being the only city on the bay. The Saint John metropolitan area covers a land area of 3,362.95 square kilometres across the Caledonia Highlands, with a population (as of 2011) of 127,761.
Fredericton is the capital of the province of New Brunswick. The city is situated in the west-central portion of the province along the Saint John River, which flows west to east as it bisects the city; it is the dominant natural feature of the area. One of the main urban centres in New Brunswick, the city had a population of 56,224 in the 2011 census. As a provincial capital, its economy is inextricably tied to the fortunes of the public sector; however, the city also contains a growing IT and commercial sector. The city has the highest percentage of residents with a post-secondary education in the province and one of the highest per capita incomes.
Similar to Moncton, the Fredericton Real Estate Board has also recently announced on a year-to-date basis, home sales were up 8.7 per compared to the first eight months of 2014. Good things are happening in NB!