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MAJOR GREATER TORONTO AREA BUSINESS HUB

York Region is one of the largest business hubs in Greater Toronto and Canada. It is home to two of Toronto area’s four major business hubs, 51,000 business establishments, 0.6 million jobs and 500 foreign subsidiaries. Strong local industry clusters include the highest concentration of technology companies in Canada and the second largest financial services cluster in Ontario.

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BUSINESSES IN YORK REGION

York Region economy adds an average of 1,300 new businesses every year

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LOCAL JOBS IN YORK REGION

York Region’s economy adds an average of 12,500 new jobs every year

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FOREIGN COMPANIES IN YORK REGION

York Region is home to Canadian head offices or major operations of 15 Fortune 100 companies

Major Companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • Financial, Insurance & Business Company Logos
  • York Region Advanced Manufacturing Companies
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
  • York Region Building & Construction Logos
  • A Selection of York Region-Based or Headquartered ICT Sector Companies
  • Financial, Insurance & Business Company Logos
  • York Region Building & Construction Logos
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • York Region Building & Construction Logos
  • York Region ICT Sector Logos
  • Financial, Insurance & Business Company Logos
  • Life Science Company Logos
  • York Region ICT Logos
  • York Region Advanced Manufacturing Companies
  • Life Science Company Logos
  • York Region Clean Technology Company Logos
  • Life Science Company Logos
  • York Region Clean Technology Company Logos
  • York Region Clean Technology Company Logos
  • York Region Advanced Manufacturing Companies
  • York Region Advanced Manufacturing Companies
  • York Region ICT Logos
CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR NOW!
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?
Robert Unterman, Manager - Investment & Marketing
Robert Unterman Manager, Investment & Marketing
Gordon Scheel, Senior Business Development Advisor
Gordon Scheel Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin, Senior Business Development Advisor
Richard Franklin Senior Business Development Advisor
  • Sector-specific data and advisory
  • Location selection and ‘soft landing’ in one of York Region’s 9 municipalities
  • Business community introductions and awareness building
  • Access to government incentives
  • Initial professional advisory (HR, legal, tax, immigration, real estate etc…)
  • Entrepreneurship services
York Region Business Community NewsVIEW ALL
$86 Billion in Combined Revenue

from the top 40 companies in York Region.

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+ Foreign Companies

chose to locate Toronto area operations in York Region, is your business next?

10% of Canada's Fastest Growing Firms

have major operations in York Region.

18 Firms Headquartered in York Region

with revenue greater than $500 million annually.

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Average New Employers Annually

$55 Billion York Region GDP

highlights the strength of the local business community.

Home to 2 of Toronto Area's Top 5 ICT Corporate R&D Spenders

IBM Canada & AMD

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+ Companies with Over 500 Employees

highlights the confidence major corporations have in establishing York Region based operations.

2,359 Local Exporters

with $19 Billion in combined annual export volume.

*Data sources: Statistics Canada CBP, Fortune, Globe & Mail ROB, York Region Planning & Economic Development, Re$earch Infosource, and Profit500

LOCATIONS

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

York Link
15 Allstate Parkway – Suite 600
Markham Ontario, Canada
L3R 5B4

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