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Community of Choice... for Business

Small Businesses

Whitby - the community of choice for business

As one of the fastest growing communities in Canada, Whitby is home to a growing number of small businesses. Whitby's advantages include:

  • Central location along the north shore of Lake Ontario, in the heart of Durham Region with transportation linkages to major highways, passenger and freight rail, air and sea, and close proximity to the US border.
  • Educated workforce of over 70,000 people, and access to outstanding educational institutions make Whitby the ideal location for starting or expanding your business.
  • Business costs are competitive - office lease rates, industrial land prices and housing costs are very competitive when compared to other locations in the Greater Toronto Area.
  • Quality of life is superior.
  • 'Open for Business' attitude.

View Whitby's Success Stories to see the stories of several small companies which have located in Whitby.