Waterloo, Ontario: 5 Reasons We Love Waterloo 

The Waterloo region is home to three Mini Mall Storage locations: two in Cambridge and one in Waterloo, so it’s easy to say that we’ve got mad love for the area. But the unquestionable allure of Mini Mall Storage facilities aside, Waterloo is an attractive destination for visitors and residents alike, blending a vibrant culture with technological innovation and bountiful natural beauty. Keep reading for our top five reasons to head to the Loo and discover for yourself why Waterloo is more than just an awesome storage option—it’s a city brimming with opportunity and charm. 

Google office in Waterloo, ON
  1. Tech Sector Bragging Rights  
    One of the tech capitals of Canada, Waterloo has one of the techiest tech sectors in the country. Big-name employers the city isn’t the least bit shy about name-dropping include Blackberry, Google, Shopify, SAP, Maplesoft, Oracle, Intel, McAfee… the list goes on. Some Canadian-grown tech companies have headquarters in Waterloo, while many more international companies have development centers in the area.  
University of Waterloo
  1. Post-secondary Education Aplenty 
    Home to not one, not two, not even three… but seven colleges and universities! Waterloo’s killing it on the post-secondary front. The University of Waterloo has 40,000+ students and one of the largest co-op programs in the world, making it a hot choice for students looking to get some real work experience out of their degree.  

coffee shop in Waterloo
  1. Culturally Diverse 
    Code for… great food! People from all walks of life flock to Waterloo for its fantastic educational and career opportunities. The welcoming community is home to countless fantastic coffee shops, restaurants offering mouth-watering fare, and bars for socialization and date nights in between study sessions.  
Laurel Creek Conservation Area
  1. Parks Are a Perk 
    Waterloo and the surrounding area are a haven for all you outdoor enthusiasts out there. When you think about it, the outdoors is basically everywhere—you just gotta open your back door and get at it. Start by checking out the jewel of the city itself at Waterloo Park, or head to Westmount Sports Park or RIM Park for some top-notch sports facilities, or go full nature at the always unforgettable Laurel Creek Conservation Area.  
Waterloo Festivals
  1. Festivals & Events   
    The Waterloo Busker Carnival, Oktoberfest, the Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, Art Markets, Movies in the Parking Lot, Lumen, Open Streets, Canada Day, Winterloo, and so much more—Waterloo’s lineup of annual festivals and events will have the whole family entertained all year long.  

Bountiful opportunities, a welcoming community, great food, natural beauty and a thriving cultural scene? Waterloo won our hearts, and with three Mini Mall Storage locations serving the area, it’s a city that really does have it all. We have all the services you need to feel secure storing your belongings with us, including 24-hour digital surveillance, moving and packing supplies, dollies and handcarts to make loading and unloading easier, and autopay and online bill pay features so you have one less thing to worry about. Visit us at 50 Frobisher Dr. in Waterloo or 1245 Franklin Blvd and 416 Franklin Blvd in Cambridge to find a rental unit that suits your needs today.  

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