Strategically located in the heart of the GTA, Markham is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Ontario with approximately 300,000 people, more than 400 corporate offices and over 900 high technology and life science companies are located in Markham.
Some of Markham’s world renowned corporations include IBM Canada, AMD, American Express, Motorola, Honeywell, GE Digital Energy, and Johnson & Johnson. Markham is also home to the Markham Convergence Centre, a hub for commercialization and innovation.
Markham is clearly making its mark. World-renowned urban theorist Dr. Richard Florida recently praised the town’s “Markham 2020” strategy, which maps out its steps for future economic growth. A blueprint for Markham’s knowledge-based industries, it calls for more convergence of the town’s technology and life sciences sectors and greater fostering of its emerging niches like finance, culture and digital media.
Diversity is one of Markham’s strongest selling points. With over 60% of Markham’s residents being visible minorities, Markham focuses on building our competitiveness around global opportunities.
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