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Why does access to Greater Toronto Area and the world matter for your business?

The decision to expand or relocate your company is unique to your business. An integral part of that decision comes down to finding a place where your business can succeed and where your employees will be happy to live and work; York Region can be that place. Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) your business will be in the economic centre of Canada, access to the northeast USA is 90 minutes away, and nearly every country in the world is at your reach from the nearby Toronto-Pearson International Airport.

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MILLION GTA CONSUMERS

…plus your business can access 140 million Canadian and U.S. consumers within a one-day drive from York Region. Another 480 million consumers and $19 trillion market available in Canada, USA, and Mexico, as part of NAFTA.

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BUSINESSES IN THE GTA

…65% of Canada’s 500 largest corporations and 70% of the industrial base are within a one-day drive or 1.5 hour flight radius (500 miles / 805km) to York Region; most in any major U.S. or Canadian metropolitan area.

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DIRECT DESTINATIONS

…from Toronto Pearson International Airport, only 15 minutes from York Region; plus access to Ontario’s major highway corridor (HWY 400, 404/DVP, 427, 407, 401) provides efficient shipping routes for your business.

Major Companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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  • Find top talent for your business
  • Identify the optimal location for your business in one of York Region’s nine cities and towns
  • Make connections with potential channel and business partners
  • Learn more about the business opportunity in key local industry sectors
  • Talk with one of our Business Advisors now to find out all the ways we can help!
Gordon Scheel, Senior Business Development Advisor
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin, Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin Senior Business Development Advisor
Robert Unterman, Manager - Investment & Marketing
Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing
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York Region Context Map

$8 Billion investment in municipal & transit infrastructure...

from 2011-’20, including Toronto-York Subway extension & 34 kilometres of Rapid Transit Bus lanes.

Other Points of Interest

  • Integrated public transit network: Viva Rapid Transit, York Region Transit (YRT), GO Transit (rail/bus) and Toronto Transit (TTC).
  • Service on new Toronto-York subway extension is expected to be operational in 2017. Research funding has been allocated for subway extension to Richmond Hill.
  • CN Railway’s largest rail classification yard in Canada and CP Rail’s main intermodal rail-truck terminal are located in the Region.
  • Home to over 100 local freight trucking operators offering routes to/from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

York Region Business Community News


Vaughan Headquartered Upstream Works Announces New Release of Contact Centre Solution Helping Organisations Optimise the Digital Customer Experience

Upstream WorksVAUGHAN, ON–(Marketwired – June 22, 2017) – Upstream Works Software Ltd., a provider of Omnichannel Contact Centre solutions, announces Version 3.0 of its signature software, Upstream Works for Finesse (UWF).

Full Article: www.marketwired.com

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CentreCourt Developments Now Taking Registrations for the East Tower at Transit City in Vaughan

Transit City in VaughanFollowing the tremendous sales success of its first two phases, Transit City by CentreCourt Developments, is now preparing to launch the third tower in the sought-after community. The East Tower will join the North and South Towers as the first residential blocks of the 100-acre mixed-use SmartCentres Place complex.

Full Article: www.buzzbuzzhome.com

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Markham Headquartered Maestro PMS Adds Integrated Digital E-Signature Reservation and Sales & Catering Contract Execution to List of 600+ Supported Interfaces

Maestro LogoMaestro PMS will launch its E-Signature capability at HITEC 2017 Booth 1219 in Toronto June 26-29. E-Signature enables independent operators to close more meeting and event business by letting clients and meeting planners execute sales and catering and room reservation contracts remotely.

Full Article: www.prweb.com

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Economic Strategy Office
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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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