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WELCOME HOME TO YORK REGION

IN THE HEART OF GREATER TORONTO…

York Region is a thriving and diverse community in Canada that is home to:

  • 1.2 million residents
  • 51,000+ businesses
  • 620,000 jobs
  • 4 urban growth centres
  • Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies

ONTARIO’S FASTEST GROWING…

…large municipality and third largest business hub. York Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

York Region Business Community

YORK REGION IS…

…comprised of nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.

“BEST REGION TO LIVE IN CANADA”

York Region placed first out of 117 regions identified across the country in a study by The Mowat Centre (University of Toronto) assessing overall livability across different socio-economic factors.

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AN ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE IN CANADA
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BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
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Spread throughout York Region’s nine cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area

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LOCAL JOBS IN
YORK REGION
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Across a variety of key industry sectors including ICT, financial services, and more…

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RESIDENTS IN THE GTA'S YORK REGION
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York Region is a welcoming community and one of the most diverse regions in Canada

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TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
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Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada

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NEW JOBS CREATED EACH YEAR (avg)
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Career opportunities for every experience level, what’s it like to live and work here?

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YORK LINK IS HERE TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS

Expanding your business into the Greater Toronto Area is an important decision. Finding the right location where your business can succeed is key, but it also needs to be where your employees want to be. From strategic connections, finding office space, to government grant opportunities, and discovering why the lifestyle here is sought-after, we will show you why York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.

In partnership with our 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.

York Region Economic Strategy
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YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY NEWS
Markham Headquartered Hyundai Auto Canada Supports the Opening of Canada’s First Public Retail Hydrogen Fueling Station

Photo Credit: CTV News – British Columbia

MARKHAM, ONJune 15, 2018 /CNW/ – Today Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. participated in the official opening ceremony of Canada’s first retail hydrogen fuelling station accessible to the general public. Operated by Shell and Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation (HTEC), the station is located at 8686 Granville Street in Vancouver, BC.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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The Building Industry and Land Development Association Kicks-Off its 2018 Build for Growth Campaign in Vaughan

Building ConstructionVAUGHANJune 14, 2018 /CNW/ – Housing is a key issue in the GTA and the City of Vaughan. Providing housing for the next generation is a challenge that needs to be solved in a partnership between residents, the building industry and municipal governments across the GTA.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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Digital Realty Opens 46MW Data Centre At Former Toronto Star Printing Plant in Vaughan

Data Centre in VaughanDigital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the grand opening of its third data center in Vaughan (just north of Toronto) further enhancing the company’s ability to support growing data center and colocation requirements in the fourth-largest city in North America.

Full Article: data-economy.com

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LOCATIONS

The Regional Municipality of York
Economic Strategy Office
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
L3Y 6Z1

York Link
169 Enterprise Boulevard
Markham, Ontario, Canada
L6G 1B3

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