Halton Region Economic Development and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)

IMG_20170510_100427Halton Region Economic Development and the local municipal economic development offices of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville, had the opportunity to present and exhibit at the Realtor® Quest Trade Show and Conference on May 10th – 11th, presented by the Toronto Real Estate Board.  The Halton team was joined by thousands of real estate professionals and 250 exhibitors.

If you are in the real estate industry, Halton Region offers many exciting residential and non-residential opportunities, services and resources.  As one of Canada’s fastest-growing regions, Halton is one of the best places to live and work in Canada. With prime land development opportunities, a highly skilled workforce, proximity to major markets, and exceptional lifestyle choices, Halton offers a competitive location.

What makes Halton Region attractive to your clients?

  • Population is expected to exceed 1,000,000 by 2041!
  • Median age is 39.3 years
  • 74% of Halton residents have post-secondary education
  • Halton has the lowest crime severity and violent crime severity indexes of any Canadian municipality with more than 100,000 residents. Access to markets: 10 million people live within a 1-hour drive
  • Halton hit an all-time high in 2016 with $2.1 billion in total construction value
  • Halton has more than 1,500 acres of serviced “investment-ready” employment lands
  • Competitive land and development costs
  • Halton’s residential market reached a record $1.3 billion in building permit value
  • Average house price in Halton is $803,869 – lower than the City of Toronto and other neighbouring regions
  • New post-secondary campus locating in Milton to feature housing, employment opportunities, recreational services and other amenities for up to 15,000 students, residents and businesses
  • Overall Canada’s Best Place to Live according to Profit and MoneySense: Burlington #2, Oakville #3, Halton Hills #23, Milton #36

How Can We Help You?

If you are a real estate agent, broker or developer, Halton Economic Development offers many services and resources to assist you and your clients make the best decisions about locating in Halton Region:

  • Data Centre – Get information and data on demographics, business characteristics, residential real estate, employment/labour statistics, and much more! Visit us online to explore the data centre files. Can’t find the data you’re looking for?  Submit a request for a Custom Report.
  • Halton Sector Heat Maps – These interactive, Google-based maps serve as a database of businesses in the Advanced Manufacturing, Financial Services and Information & Communications Technology sectors within Halton Region.
  • Resource Library – Explore our Library to get a clear picture on development and economic activities, and results from Halton business surveys. Sources include economic reports, a wide variety of publications and videos. Check out our virtual tour of Halton Region! Sign-up to receive Economic Development Updates, including our quarterly newsletter and annual report.
  • Site Selection – Explore business parks and available commercial and industrial properties in Halton Region. Whether your business is looking to expand or relocate, there are many real estate options for sale, lease or build. Visit our local municipal economic development offices for additional information and to explore their interactive online site selection tools. Need a tour?  Halton Economic Development can arrange site visits for clients and investors.

Halton Region Economic Development is proud to work closely with our local real estate community to help people and businesses find their ideal location.  We encourage you to visit us in-person or follow us online to receive economic updates and get more information about current and upcoming plans for commercial and residential real estate development in the City of Burlington, Town of Halton Hills, Town of Milton and Town of Oakville.

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