ACCESS CANADA'S LARGEST BUSINESS AREA
York Region is located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the economic centre of Canada. Access to the northeast USA (New York, Boston, Washington) is 90 minutes by plane or the New York State border is a 90-minute drive, and nearly every country in the world is at your reach from the nearby Toronto-Pearson International Airport.
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 you, your employees, and their families will be happy to live and work. York Region is the place where talent and opportunity intersect.
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.
BUSINESSES ACROSS GREATER TORONTO
…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.
DIRECT DESTINATIONS ACROSS THE GLOBE
…from Toronto Pearson International Airport, only 15 minutes from York Region; plus access to Ontario’s major highway corridor provides efficient shipping routes for your business.
Major Companies that chose Toronto Area's York Region, is your business next?
IT'S NOT JUST ACCESS TO CANADA, BUT THE WORLD
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. York Region-based companies export over $14 billion annually across the planet.
$8 BILLION INVESTMENT ON INFRASTRUCTURE
from 2011-’20 across Toronto Area’s York Region, including the Toronto-York Subway extension and 34 kilometres of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lanes.
- 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.
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