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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 Greater Toronto’s four major business hubs, over 51,000 business establishments, 620,000 jobs and over 500 foreign subsidiaries.

The region’s economy is diverse and includes strong industry clusters in technology, financial services, automotive, life sciences, agri-food, and more. York Region is home to the highest concentration of technology companies in Canada and the second largest financial services cluster in Ontario. For your business, York Region is where talent and opportunity intersect.

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FOREIGN COMPANIES IN YORK REGION
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
YORK REGION ECONOMY BY THE NUMBERS
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NEW EMPLOYERS ANNUALLY
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NEW JOBS ADDED ANNUALLY
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FORTUNE100 COMPANIES
$86 Billion in Combined Revenue

from the top 40 companies in York Region.

93 Companies

with more than 500 employees.

$56 Billion York Region GDP

shows opportunity in the business community.

17 Firms Headquartered in York Region

with revenue greater than $500 million per year.

7% of Canada's Fastest Growing Firms

have major operations in Greater Toronto Area’s York Region.

Home to 6 of Toronto Area's Top 10 ICT Corporate R&D Spenders

IBM, AMD, Celestica, Huawei, Enghouse Systems, and The Star Group

*Data sources: Statistics Canada CBP, Fortune, Globe & Mail ROB, York Region Planning & Economic Development, Re$earch Infosource, and Profit500.
*New employers and jobs are an annual average.

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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CONNECT WITH AN EXPERIENCED BUSINESS ADVISOR
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

York Link Business Advisors provide assistance or guidance with:

  • Talent recruitment focused on technology positions
  • Office location selection in one of our nine cities and towns
  • Federal & Provincial government financial incentive programs
  • Strategic connections with relevant industry partners and businesses
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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