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Community of Choice... for Business

Professional & Technical Services

Who are the Players?

Whitby is in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), and is centrally located in Durham Region which is home to a growing cluster of Professional & Technical Consulting Services companies.

AECOMProfessional, technical and management support
Barry Bryan AssociatesArchitecture, engineering, landscape architecture
Gamma EngineeringCivil and structural engineering
GHDConsulting engineering and urban planning
Golder AssociatesCivil/geotechnical and environmental consulting
JD Barnes LimitedSurveying, mapping and geographical information systems
McGraw-Hill RyersonBook publishers
Ontario Power GenerationNuclear engineering
PGL Environmental ConsultantsEnvironmental project management
Scotia McLeodFinancial
TD WaterhouseFinancial

Why Whitby?

Professional and technical services companies choose Whitby because of its:

  • Skilled labour force
  • World-class education and training
  • Unique facilities to support research
  • Competitive business costs
  • Access to high-speed broadband
  • Convenient transportation links to Canadian, US and international markets
  • Superior quality of life to attract and retain talent
  • Available facilities for purchase or lease.

In addition, government programs and financial incentives for professional and technical services help offset hiring, job training, and research costs.

View our success stories and learn why several companies choose Whitby and Durham Region as their Community of Choice.

Contact Whitby's Economic Development Office for additional support or information.