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    IBM finds Innovation in Hamilton

IBM finds Innovation in Hamilton

The Hamilton Health Sciences Innovation Exchange initiative, within the IBM Innovation Space in downtown Hamilton, gives entrepreneurs, researchers, academics, and healthcare practitioners access to an array of IBM Watson cognitive and analytics software, expertise in cloud computing and high- performance computing infrastructure, and a network of global collaborators. It’s all designed to accelerate the development and commercialization of new healthcare innovations, building on Hamilton’s existing deep healthcare ecosystem. HHS, with

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    Hamilton’s Class A Office Space Half Price Compared to Toronto

Hamilton’s Class A Office Space Half Price Compared to Toronto

Downtown Hamilton mainstay Real Properties is seeing a historic low vacancy in its mall Jackson Square and has attracted anchor tenants in its attached and nearby office towers. The company has invested in renovating common areas and elevators in 100 King St.W and is converting the seventh storey of the next-door Robert Thompson building into a 4,800-square-foot loft-like space. “We have spent money because we know good things are happening

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    Investing in Commercial Real Estate? Think Hamilton.

Investing in Commercial Real Estate? Think Hamilton.

Wilson Blanchard believes in investing in commercial real estate within the Hamilton area, for 20 years. Wilson-Blanchard believes in downtown Hamilton. The developer and property management company have been investing in the city’s core for more than 20 years, growing a portfolio of office buildings that range in size from 18,000 to 195,000 square feet. “Our offerings range from prestigious Class A space suitable for multi-national tenants, smaller entry-level spaces

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    Aviva Setting up Shop in Oakville

Aviva Setting up Shop in Oakville

Aviva Canada announced they will be moving into a newly constructed office building in Oakville.  Full details about the building and a Q3 report on commercial real estate in Oakville can be found here. The building is by First Gulf as they continue to add to the smart infrastructure in Oakville, Ontario Canada.  Check out some other great projects First Gulf has worked on in Oakville.  Click here for more

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    Message from Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr

Message from Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr

Halton Region is committed to supporting and growing a strong local economy and ensuring businesses succeed throughout the region. When companies locate in Halton, they are choosing one of the best places to do business in Canada. Businesses in our area benefit from the deep talent pool of professionals, proximity to leading educational institutions, easy access to major markets and a high quality of life that is second to none. Each

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    Hamilton’s Affordable Downtown is Open for Business

Hamilton’s Affordable Downtown is Open for Business

When will you move or expand your business to Hamilton’s work culture hotspot? To use an old baseball analogy, Hamilton’s Downtown Urban Growth Centre (USG) has seen a number of singles, but early indications are that 2016 is a grand slam. Hamilton has loaded the bases, capitalizing on its strengths, its communities, and its people. Since the previous employment survey conducted in the summer of 2015 there has been some

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    Doing Business in Hamilton: The Ambitious City

Doing Business in Hamilton: The Ambitious City

The greater Hamilton area has received a lot of interest lately as a place to live and invest. The area’s position as a transportation hub for Southern Ontario, the forthcoming Light Rail Transit (LRT) for major Hamilton corridors, the prospect of all-day GO services between Hamilton and Toronto, and the growth of the high tech sector are just a few of the reasons our area is receiving so much attention.

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    Interactive Museum Displays Ontario’s Real Estate… in Miniature

Interactive Museum Displays Ontario’s Real Estate… in Miniature

Our Home and Miniature Land plans to open in the fall of 2017 as an interactive museum showcasing Canada from coast to coast to coast. A Hamilton exhibit is currently under construction, to be followed by Niagara, Ottawa and then Northern Ontario, and later the rest of the country. The exhibits are being built by a team of model makers, illustrators, engineers and carpenters led by Dave MacLean, who at

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