Milton best for business in 2015:

  • October 28, 2015
  • John Rich

The Canadian Business “Best Places for Business” relies on a mix of data from municipal governments and independent demographic and market data. Several criteria where Milton rated highly were market indicators such as population growth, median household income, percentage of residents apprenticeship or trade certificate, and percentage of residents with a university degree; governmental indicators such as building permit processing time and business property tax rate; and cost indicators such as average home price, average office lease rate and average commercial lease rate. Milton also benefits from its prime location within the Greater Toronto Area, which affords proximity to major highways, international airports and the U.S. border.

Burlington was rated fourth-best, while Oakville placed seventh, giving Halton Region three municipalities in the top 10.

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