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Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to over 1.1 million residents, 578,000 jobs and 51,379 business establishments (employers). In partnership with local cities and towns, York Region’s economic development team facilitates business expansion and attraction in the City of Markham, City of Vaughan, Town of Richmond Hill, Town of Newmarket, Town of Aurora, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town of East Gwillimbury, Town of Georgina and Township of King.


The fastest growing region in the Greater Toronto Area and Ontario.


Supporting over 578,000 local jobs in York Region and growing annually.


Home to 3 of the Greater Toronto Area’s top 6 corporate R&D investors.

Business Advantages

Explore the advantages of locating your business in York Region; centrally located in the Greater Toronto Area. With the area’s lowest commercial property taxes, access to top-level talent, and ranked as the, “best region to live in Canada,” it’s where talent and opportunity intersect.

Innovation Ecosystem

A growing, vibrant startup ecosystem is emerging in York Region. With a solid foundation of enterprise-scale technology companies, startups have the opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with industry leaders to help grow their own business.

York Link Services

In partnership with our nine local cities and towns, the York Link team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in York Region. We are here to help your business.

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York Region Business Community NewsVIEW ALL
Markham-Based Marketcircle Mac CRM & Project Management App, Daylite, Now Has a New View for Teams

Marketcircle appToday Marketcircle released Team View, a new way to manage teams for their popular Mac CRM & Project Management app, Daylite. Daylite is used by small businesses on the Mac world-wide including sales teams, realtors, law firms, design agencies, and more. This new view will transform how manager’s and business owners gauge their team’s workload.

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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DC Partners of Houston Partners With Vaughan-Based Salefish Software to Optimize Condo Sales Experience
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Markham-Based GM Canada Taps Nerds, ‘Crappy’ Weather – Everything the Automaker is Looking For

GM CanadaGM is hiring engineers and software developers by the hundreds in Canada. In February, it launched an online campaign to essentially crowd source Android and Java developers to fill some 700 jobs as it creates a major software development centre in Markham, York Region.

Full Article: canada.autonews.com

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York Region Is Where Talent And Opportunity Intersect
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