Invest and Grow

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Why Choose Georgina

Georgina is the most northern municipality within York Region, which has 1.2 million residents (50 per cent foreign-born), 616,000+ local jobs, and is the third largest business hub in Ontario. The Town has some of the most affordable opportunities and one of the largest ICI (industrial, commercial and institutional) business park developments within 30-45 minutes from urban centres in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). 

Choosing where to invest is one of the most important “to-dos” when starting or expanding a business. Here is why Georgina is an up-and-coming location to do business and invest:

  • Some of the most affordable real estate and living costs in York Region and the GTA.
  • One of the largest business park developments within a one-hour drive from major urban centres in the GTA. 
  • A growing population: Georgina’s economy is growing. It is projected to see a 40 per cent population increase over the next two decades.
  • Skilled and educated workforce: A large percentage of educated and skilled workers reside within one hour of the municipality. 
  • Job growth: Georgina's outpaced Ontario's between 2017 and 2022 (31 per cent vs. 6 per cent).
  • Incentive programs: The Town offers investment incentives and a Business Concierge Program that includes municipal staff support and expedited applications.
  • Georgina offers an appealing, balanced rural and urban lifestyle on the shores of Lake Simcoe. 

Explore Georgina’s economic statistics in our data centre or hear from businesses on why they chose and continue to choose Georgina in our blog.

Future growth

The Town is poised for growth over the next decade. Keswick is the area with the most forecasted population growth and development, which includes 500+ acres of employment land on the east side of Woodbine Avenue at the terminus of the Highway 404 extension. Jackson’s Point and Sutton are expected to experience a moderate degree of growth. 

As we grow, Georgina is building the infrastructure to ensure it can meet the needs of our businesses and residents now and into the future. More than $34 million in Town-led infrastructure projects were underway in 2022. To learn about current and past infrastructure projects, visit

Information and tools you’ll need to make an informed decision on why you should choose Georgina.

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26557 Civic Centre Rd,
Keswick, ON  L4P 3G1

T: 905-476-4301 / 705-437-2210
F: 905-476-8100

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