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WELCOME HOME TO YORK REGION

Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to:

  • 1.2 million residents
  • 51,000+ businesses
  • 600,000 jobs
  • 4 urban growth centres
  • Canada’s highest concentration of technology companies

As Ontario’s fastest growing large municipality and the third largest business hub, York Region is a top destination in the Toronto area and Canada for business, talent, and investment.

The Region is nine local cities and towns, which are Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Newmarket, Aurora, Georgina, Whitchurch-Stouffville, East Gwillimbury, and King.

“BEST REGION TO LIVE IN CANADA”

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.

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AN ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE IN CANADA
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BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
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Nearly 600,000 local jobs across York Region’s nine cities and towns

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TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
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Highest concentration of information technology companies in Canada

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YORK LINK IS HERE TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS

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.

York Region Economic Strategy
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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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