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Professional Services


Find out why professional, scientific and business services choose to invest in Halton Region.

Professional services

Halton’s rapidly expanding office market, centred in Burlington and Oakville, has been spurred by the growth of the knowledge-based economy in the region. Professional, scientific and business service companies make up a sizable contingent of the Halton economy. Whether it is a global headquarters, Canadian head office or local operation, professional service companies benefit from the many location advantages Halton has to offer.


Market Access

Halton is at the centre of one of the largest world economies, with access to four international airports. 

Premier office space

Real estate options and advanced infrastructure offer ample site selection.


Halton Region rates among the best places to live, raise a family, and work in Canada.


Halton stacks up well against neighbouring municipalities.


Halton is home to over 31,000 workers in the professional, scientific and technical services sector.

 Research and education

Halton is near to many of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada and has access to research, co-op programs and talent:

Halton's professional services cluster

Over 1,300 professional services operate in Halton Region and employ more than 14,000 people. More than 40% have established operations or relocated in Halton over the last five years. Among those global companies are:

"This location appealed to us because [Halton] is a growing business community, is close to public transit and major highways, and has leading green design features, all which support PwC's environmental objectives” — Raj Kothari, GTA managing partner of PwC - Location of Professional Services Businesses in Halton Region

Professional services sector supports

Halton's professional services companies benefit from both regional and provincial incentives and programs.

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