The Town of East Gwillimbury (EG) is a rapidly growing community in northern York Region. The Town is well-positioned for growth with excellent access to the 404 and 400 highways and opportunities for extensive public transit infrastructure. We offer available and affordable employment lands with easy access to major North American markets.

Review our Community Profileto learn more about EG. Explore our investment opportunities and get to know the local market.

Be where the action is

EG is strategically located close to major transportation corridors Highways 404 and 401, EG is just 35 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport and 20 minutes from Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport. Plans for a new highway linking Highways 404 and 400 were approved in 2020 meaning even greater connectivity for your business.

Key sectors

East Gwillimbury is demonstrating growth in a variety of key sectors. Leveraging locational advantages and ready access to a talented workforce, EG is poised for growth in:

  • Agriculture and agrifoods
  • Construction and building
  • Health care and administration services
  • Logistics and distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail and personal service

Explore each sector including those that have been identified for future growth.

East Gwillimbury is also home to a thriving small business community and entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Major employers and local success stories

Learn about some of East Gwillimbury's major employers, such as:

Discover homegrown EG success stories from businesses large and small and see why EG is the right location for your business. These successful business leaders are living the EG Advantage. 

View our online business directory for even more information on all things local.

Lifestyle and community

Living in EG means enjoying the best of urban amenities with the benefits of a rural lifestyle, with lush landscapes, abundant trail systems and access to Lake Simcoe and cottage country.   

EG is a Character Community focused on building a safe, inclusive, healthy and prosperous community.  

Find out more about EG's arts and culture scenehousing climate and health care access for a full picture of our cherished community.