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Why York Region for your financial & business services company?

There are many reasons why your financial, insurance, or business services company can be successful in York Region including that we have the second largest industry cluster in Ontario. But what is most important to us is connecting your business and personal needs with a community where you and your employees are happy to live and work.


…means you don’t have to look far for key business partners or support services.


…means top financial, insurance, and real estate talent wants to work in York Region, a benefit to your business.


…Makes it the largest sector of the 905 area surrounding Greater Toronto and indicative of strong region growth.

Major financial and insurance companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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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

Our team has tremendous exposure to best practices in use across all industries. York Link Business Advisors provide assistance or guidance with:

  • Talent recruitment focused on technology positions
  • Office location selection in one of our nine cities and towns
  • Federal & Provincial government financial incentive programs
  • Strategic connections with relevant industry partners and businesses
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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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Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Starting To Look Like It’s a Thing

VMC York RegionHalf-way into 2017, two 55-storey condos onsite have sold out in 10 days, a third is on its way, and other condos are selling, under construction, or occupying nearby. Now, a second office building is going under construction, and it’s coming with the kind of community facilities that you want—if you want to build a real, living community, that is.

Full Article: www.urbantoronto.ca

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Markham-Based Everlink Partners with CEAMS, League Data and Central 1 To Make Lock’N’Block™ Available to Their Credit Union Members Across Canada

Everlink Payment TechnologyMARKHAM, ON, JUNE 20, 2017 – Everlink Payment Services Inc. announced today a strategic partnership with CEAMS, League Data and Central 1 that has made the Everlink Lock’N’Block™ mobile fraud management solution available to clients across Canada who use the Central 1 Member Direct Mobile Banking Application.

Full Article: www.everlink.ca

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York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies in the Greater Toronto 905 Area
    Ranking of Census Division of Ontario by # of Companies in the FIRE Cluster
    1 City of Toronto
    2 York Region
    3 Peel Region
    4 Ottawa Region
     5 Halton Region
    Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Business Count | DEC 2015
    Greater Toronto Area is North America's third largest and fastest growing financial centre

    Global Financial Centres Index

    York Region: Highest Number of Finance & Insurance Companies per 1,000 Residents in Key Canadian Hubs
    90% of Foreign Financial Institutions in Canada have their head office in the Greater Toronto Area

    Financial, Insurance & Business Services in the Greater Toronto AreaLEARN MORE
    • Home to the headquarters of 10 domestic banks including the 5 largest banks in Canada and 3 of world’s top 25
    • The Toronto Stock Exchange is the third largest in North America after New York and Chicago; seventh largest in the world by market cap and second globally in number of listings
    • Operations of 7 of the top 10 largest hedge fund administrators in the world
    • Home to 129 securities firms
    • Headquarters for 60 Life Insurance companies (2 of global top 10) and 130 P&C insurers (3 of Canada’s top 5)
    • Home to the headquarters of 4 of the 5 largest domestic investment management firms
    • 58 Pension Funds of which 5 with combined assets of over $300 billion are in Toronto; 4 rank among world’s top 100
    • Toronto’s global assets under management ranks amongst the top 5 in the world

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