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York Region is Toronto Area's Tech Hub

Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), York Region is home to 1.2 million residents, 577,600 jobs and 50,039 business establishments (employers) — the second largest business centre in Ontario, Canada. In partnership with local municipalities, York Region’s economic development team facilitates business expansion and attraction in the City of Markham, City of Vaughan, Town of Richmond Hill, Town of Newmarket, Town of Aurora, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town of East Gwillimbury, Town of Georgina and Township of King.


The fastest growing region in the Greater Toronto Area and Canada.


The second largest business centre in Ontario with 577,600 local jobs.


Home to 3 of the Greater Toronto Area’s top 6 corporate R&D investors.

Business Advantages

Greater Toronto’s most central location • 50,039 employers, the 2nd largest business centre in Ontario, Canada • Ranked “best region to live in Canada,” magnet for top global talent • Toronto area’s lowest commercial property taxes, and more!

Sector Information

York Region is home to nation-leading industry clusters in Information & Communications Technology (ICT), Financial & Business Services, Life Sciences & HealthTech, Advanced Manufacturing, CleanTech, Building & Construction.

Our Services

In partnership with nine local municipalities, the Invest in York team provides complimentary and confidential support services to local and international businesses looking to expand or establish operations in York Region, Greater Toronto.

Success Stories

With an average growth of 1,300 employers and 12,000 jobs annually, business in York Region is thriving! Click below to view recent examples of key business investments across York Region, Greater Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada.

York Region Business Community Updates

Markham-Based Gaming Nation’s 5050 Central Reaches Agreement With the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation

gswarriorsMARKHAM, ON–(Marketwired – May 26, 2016) – 5050 Central Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gaming Nation Inc. (TSX VENTURE: FAN), is pleased to announce that the company has reached an agreement with the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation.

Full Article Here: www.marketwired.com

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Vaughan-Based DSC Unveils Reduced Pricing Program for Smart Home Builders, Developers & Installers

dsc_tyco_programVAUGHAN, Ontario, Canada — Digital Security Controls (DSC), a division of Tyco Security Products, has launched a new reduced pricing program for professionals who want to demo and showcase smart home technology, including automation and security systems, within the home.

Full Article Here: www.securitysales.com

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Local Municipalities of York Region

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

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

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