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ACCESS CANADA'S LARGEST BUSINESS HUB,
THE GREATER TORONTO AREA

The decision to expand or relocate your company is unique to your business. An integral part of that decision comes down to finding a place where your business can succeed and where your employees will be happy to live and work. York Region is that place. Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) your business will be in the economic centre of Canada, access to the northeast USA is 90 minutes away, and nearly every country in the world is at your reach from the nearby Toronto-Pearson International Airport.

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MILLION GTA CONSUMERS

…plus your business can access 140 million Canadian and U.S. consumers within a one-day drive from York Region. Another 480 million consumers and $19 trillion market available in Canada, USA, and Mexico, as part of NAFTA.

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BUSINESSES IN THE GTA

…65% of Canada’s 500 largest corporations and 70% of the industrial base are within a one-day drive or 1.5 hour flight radius (500 miles / 805km) to York Region; most in any major U.S. or Canadian metropolitan area.

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DIRECT DESTINATIONS

…from Toronto Pearson International Airport, only 15 minutes from York Region; plus access to Ontario’s major highway corridor (HWY 400, 404/DVP, 427, 407, 401) provides efficient shipping routes for your business.

Major Companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
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  • York Region Advanced Manufacturing Companies
  • Financial, Insurance & Business Company Logos
  • Enghouse
  • York Region Building & Construction Logos
  • York Region ICT Sector 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
  • 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
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

Our team has tremendous exposure to best practices in use across all industries. 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
It's Not Just About Canada

York Region’s central location in the GTA not only provides access to Canada’s largest business hub, but you are within close proximity to major U.S. business hubs in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and more. Toronto Pearson International Airport is only 12km from York Region’s border providing quick access to the world.

Browse York Region’s mapping data using Interactive Maps (allow time to load).

York Region Context Map

$8 Billion investment in municipal & transit infrastructure...

from 2011-’20, including Toronto-York Subway extension & 34 kilometres of Rapid Transit Bus lanes.

Other Points of Interest

  • Integrated public transit network: Viva Rapid Transit, York Region Transit (YRT), GO Transit (rail/bus) and Toronto Transit (TTC).
  • Service on new Toronto-York subway extension is expected to be operational in 2017. Research funding has been allocated for subway extension to Richmond Hill.
  • CN Railway’s largest rail classification yard in Canada and CP Rail’s main intermodal rail-truck terminal are located in the Region.
  • Home to over 100 local freight trucking operators offering routes to/from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.
York Region Business Community NewsVIEW ALL
Celestica Plans Move of Toronto Manufacturing Operations to Newmarket

Celestica Moving to York RegionCelestica is relocating its Toronto manufacturing operations to Newmarket. While the leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the most innovative companies doesn’t put its brand on the products it help its clients create, it’s most likely you own something it has had a hand in producing, whether it be a toaster or a cellphone.

Full Article: www.yorkregion.com

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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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