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Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 9 cities and towns, 0.6 million jobs, 51,000 business establishments and Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies. As the fastest growing among Ontario’s largest municipalities York Region is a top destination in Canada for business, talent, and investment.

York Region cities and towns: Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, King


Fastest growing population among the largest municipal jurisdictions in Ontario, Canada


And nearly 600,000 local jobs across York Region’s nine cities and towns


Highest concentration of ICT companies in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada

Business Advantages

Explore the advantages of locating your business in Toronto area’s York Region – Where Talent and Opportunity Intersect. Ranked as the best region to live in Canada, York Region offers an urban/suburban hybrid quality of life that attracts, and retains, top global talent.

Innovation Ecosystem

York Region’s corporate innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystems are anchored in a strong foundation of enterprise technology companies, established industry verticals, and an extensive network of private- and public-sector support organizations.

Business Support Services

In partnership with nine local cities and towns, York Region’s Economic Development team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in Toronto area’s York Region.

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SmartREIT and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Transit City Condos Third Tower in Vaughan Substantially Sold Out

Transit City in VaughanVAUGHAN, York Region–(Marketwired – July 26, 2017) – Smart Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:SRU.UN) and Mitchell Goldhar are pleased to announce that, as a result of the selling out of the first and second towers at Transit City Condos (and the additional demand for units), a third tower was offered for sale, which tower is now substantially sold out.

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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New Housing Market Continues to Climb With Condo Sales Reaching Record High

York Region Condo Sales NumbersGreater Toronto, July 25, 2017 – In June, the GTA’s new housing market continued to climb with condominium sales reaching a new record high, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

Sales of new multi-family condo apartments in high-rise and mid-rise buildings and stacked townhomes jumped 59 percent from May and prices for available units also continued to push higher, according to Altus Group, BILD’s official source for new-home market intelligence. New home sales were up 23 percent from June 2016 with 28,889 new homes sold so far in 2017 – a 14 percent increase from the same period in 2016 and a 44 percent jump from the 10 year average.

Full Article: www.bildgta.ca

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York Region Is Where Talent And Opportunity Intersect

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