Construction on York Region’s First University to Begin at End of Year
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York Region is a thriving and diverse community in Canada that is home to:
…large municipality and third largest business hub. York Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.
…comprised of nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.
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.
Spread throughout York Region’s nine cities and towns in the Greater Toronto Area
Across a variety of key industry sectors including ICT, financial services, and more…
York Region is a welcoming community and one of the most diverse regions in Canada
Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada
Career opportunities for every experience level, what’s it like to live and work here?
“There’s a huge ICT ecosystem that exists in York Region and we wanted to be a part of that.”
– Scott Bradley, VP Corporate Affairs, Huawei Canada
“York Region in its way is starting to move with momentum into… one of the best innovation regions we have here in the Province.”
– Patrick Horgan, Former VP Development & Operations, IBM Canada
“The talent here is exciting… engineers with diverse backgrounds can create technologies that can be used for all cultures.”
– Michael H. Yuan, Former Executive VP, Corporate Development, CIeNet International
“We knew this was a high-growth area… York Region was appealing for a number of reasons: transit, growth, and talent.”
– Sebastian Distefano, Regional Managing Partner, KPMG
“We deliberately selected this site in Canada because of its clear capacity for innovation, proven talent, great universities, and innovative partners.”
– Ken Kelzer, VP Global Components & Subsystems, General Motors
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This fall, York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering is partnering with the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform, Shopify, to bring a new model of experiential learning called Dev Degree, to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the first time.
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Summit Industrial Income REIT has announced it is extending a $16-million mezzanine loan to its partner Urbacon Montreal Limited Partnership to develop a new 95,000-square-foot data centre property (DC2) on land owned by Urbacon directly adjacent to the existing data centre (DC1) in Richmond Hill, Ont.
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Markham, Sept. 21, 2018 /CNW/ – TeraGo Inc. (“TeraGo” or the “Company“) (TSX: TGO, www.terago.ca), today announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement under which TeraGo Networks Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TeraGo, will acquire (the “Acquisition“) all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mobilexchange Spectrum Inc. and its parent holding company Mobilexchange Spectrum Holdings Inc. (collectively “MSI“) for aggregate cash consideration of $5,664,716 (the “Purchase Price“).
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Compugen Inc. is proud to announce the opening of its new, expanded Western Hub on 29 [th] Street N.E. in Calgary, including state-of-the-art configuration and warehouse facilities. The new location, close to the Calgary International Airport, supports sales, services and related logistics for customers in the Western and northern parts of Canada.
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Vaughan, Ontario, September 20, 2018 – Upstream Works Software Ltd., a provider of Omnichannel Contact Center solutions, announces Version 3.7 of its signature software, Upstream Works for Finesse (UWF).
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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.