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Toronto Area’s York Region: “Best Region to Live in Canada”
Mowat Centre, Independent Public Policy Think Tank at the University of Toronto, 2015

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York Region: Top Quality of Life in the Toronto Area, Canada

Toronto ranks 2nd best metro area in North America for quality of life, and York Region is home to 50 of the top 100 neighborhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. Ranked “best region to live in Canada,” Toronto area’s York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 577,000 jobs and 50,000 businesses, making it one of Canada’s largest municipalities and the second largest business hub in the Province of Ontario.

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York Region: Location of Choice for U.S. Businesses in the Greater Toronto Area

York Region is a location of choice in the Toronto area for United States business investment. 300 U.S. companies established their Toronto area operations in York Region (est.), mostly in its southern municipalities of Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill. Among the U.S. corporations that have their Canadian head office or major operations in York Region are IBM, AMD, J&J, GE, Staples, AECOM, Qualcomm, Nielsen, Ceridian, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Oracle, Teledyne, Avaya, Toys R Us, Scholastic, UPS and Allstate Corp.

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There Are Advantages to Doing Business From York Region

Major Toronto Area Business Centre

Ontario's second largest business hub and located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area
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Nation-Leading Industry Clusters

York Region is home to some of Canada's largest and most established industry clusters
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Diverse & Highly-Skilled Workforce Talent

The most educated workforce among Canada’s largest municipalities and access to 3.5M people working in GTA
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Market Access to the GTA & The World

Central access to Greater Toronto Area's 215,000 businesses, 6.2 million consumers, and Pearson International Airport
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Gordon Scheel
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Advisor
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Richard Franklin Senior Business Advisor
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Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing

York Region Quality of Life News

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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3 York Region Municipalities in Canada’s Top 25 Places to Live in 2016

NewmarketOur annual Best Places to Live in Canada is really an exercise in finding the best of the best. Here at MoneySense, we have strong feelings about what makes a city a great place to live. Above all else it should be prosperous, but affordable. It should also be safe and easy to get around, with plenty of amenities.

Full Article: www.moneysense.ca

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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
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