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WELCOME HOME TO YORK REGION

IN THE HEART OF GREATER TORONTO…

York Region, the fastest growing large municipality in Ontario, Canada is a thriving and diverse community that is home to:

  • 1.2 million residents
  • 52,000+ businesses
  • 620,000 jobs
  • 4 urban growth centres
  • Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies

The Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

WHAT’S YORK LINK?

York Link is York Region’s Economic Development department.

In collaboration with our local cities and towns the York Link team helps businesses expand, locate, and invest in the Region.

York Region is the third largest business centre and second largest tech hub in the Greater Toronto Area (Ontario, Canada).

York Region Economic Strategy

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.

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?

YORK REGION BUSINESS COMMUNITY NEWS

Chatsworth Products Expands Manufacturing Capabilities in Canada with Acquisition of Richmond Hill-Based R. F. Mote

Cabinets And Racks CollageAGOURA HILLS, Calif. & RICHMOND HILL, YORK REION, Feb. 7, 2019, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Chatsworth Products (CPI), a global manufacturer of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure products and industrial enclosures, has acquired R. F. Mote Ltd., a privately-owned Canadian provider of data center racks, cabinets and enclosures.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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SmartCentres and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Three Retirement Residence Projects With Revera in the Greater Toronto Area; including Vaughan

Smart Centres Revera LogosTORONTO & VAUGHAN, Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The projects will include 536 units, consisting of seniors’ apartments and retirement residences in Vaughan and Oakville. The total investment will be approximately $300 million. It is expected that construction on all three projects will start in Spring 2020, subject to municipal approvals.

Full Article: globenewswire.com

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Markham-Based Adastra Opens Innovation Hub for Intrapreneurship in Toronto

AdastraAdastra Corporation, a global leader in data management and analytics, has announced its plans to expand expansion of its business footprint across North America and Asia with three new offices in Toronto, Detroit and Bangkok – laying out the groundwork for its next stage of growth.

Full Article: ept.ca

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Big Builders Like Brookfield Residential Choose Markham Headquartered Constellation HomeBuilder Systems as their Trusted Software Partner

Constellation HomebuilderMARKHAM, ONTARIO (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 11, 2019 | Constellation HomeBuilder Systems is proud to be the strategic partner of choice for one of the largest home building companies in North America, Brookfield Residential.

Full Article: newswire.ca

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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
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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