Downtown Moncton is 2.07 square kilometres in size. Main Street runs 1.6 kilometres in length through the downtown, from Vaughan Harvey Blvd. on the west to King Street on the east. St. George Street runs parallel to Main Street and is home to a mix of restaurants, boutique retail and services firms.

Aerial View of Downtown Moncton

General

  • Greater Moncton (Metro) population: 138,644 (Statistics Canada Census 2011)
  • Fastest growing urban centre in Canada east of Saskatchewan (2006-2011)
  • Greater Moncton “catchment” area within 3 hour drive: 1.4 million people

Downtown Moncton

  • Downtown Moncton is 2.07 square kilometres in size. Main Street runs 1.6 kilometres in length through the downtown, from Vaughan Harvey Blvd. on the west to King Street on the east. St. George Street runs parallel to Main Street and is home to a mix of restaurants, boutique retail and services firms.
  • The tax base of the downtown is $612 million (2013) Source: City of Moncton.
  • Downtown Moncton represents only 1.5% of the City of Moncton’s land area but nearly 10% of the total municipal assessed tax base (Sources: City of Moncton and the New Brunswick Annual Report of Municipal Statistics).
  • There are approximately 800 businesses within the boundaries of the downtown (Source: Canada Post business counts 2013).
  • Downtown working population: Approximately 18,000.

Major industries downtown

  • Financial services: Medavie Blue Cross, Assumption Life, Louisbourg Investments, RBC, Manulife Financial, TD Financial, National Bank, Investors Group
  • Professional services: Hudson Design, Grant Thornton, KPMG, Deloitte, M5, Architecture 2000, Architects4
  • Software development: Lymbix, Gogii Games
  • Customer service: Exxon Mobil, BBM, Rogers Communications, Asurion
  • Legal services: Actus Law, McInnes Cooper, Stewart McKelvey, Cox & Palmer
  • Public sector: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, City of Moncton, federal and provincial government offices
  • Accommodation: Residence Inn, Crowne Plaza, Chateau Moncton
  • Retail: A mix of small local shops and brand name retailers

Restaurants, cafés and bars

  • There are approximately 3,000 restaurant, bar and café seats in Downtown Moncton.

Major office buildings downtown

  • Blue Cross Building, 644 Main Street – 260,000 square feet
  • Assumption Place, 770 Main Street – 254,000 square feet
  • Heritage Court, 95 Foundry Street – 215,000 square feet
  • Moncton Law Courts building — 135,000 square feet
  • Community Peace Centre – 80,000 square feet
  • Atlantic Place, 922 Main Street – 75,000 square feet
  • Commerce House, 236 St. George Street – 50,000 square feet

Major downtown tenants

  • Assumption Mutual Life (Assumption Place)
  • Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (Blue Cross Building)
  • Atlantic Lottery
  • Bell Aliant
  • Bureau of Broadcast Measurement
  • Chateau Moncton
  • City of Moncton (City Hall)
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Delta Beausejour Hotel
  • ExxonMobil
  • Government of Canada
  • Medavie Blue Cross (Blue Cross Building)
  • Province of New Brunswick
  • RCMP
  • Residence Inn by Marriott
  • Rogers Communications
  • Sobey’s
  • Times & Transcript/Brunswick News

Downtown residential population

  • Approximately 6,000 people live downtown (Source: Statistics Canada).
  • 47 percent of the residential units are houses and 53 percent are apartments (Source: Canada Post residential counts 2013).
  • Single family homes prices in the downtown range from $100,000 to $375,000 (Source. MLS May 2013)
  • New condominiums range in price from $139,000 to $199,000 (Source. MLS May 2013)

Residential population within 1 mile of downtown: 15,000*
Residential population within 2 miles of downtown: 40,000*
Residential population within 3 miles of downtown: 65,000*

*Estimated

 

2017 BIA levy: $0.16 per $100. assessment