Markham real estate is in high demand. The award-winning City of Markham is the largest of 9 communities in York Region. The City of Markham borders the City of Toronto on the South, the Town of Richmond Hill and the City of Vaughan on the West, the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville on the North and the City of Pickering to the East. The Town of Markham became an official city on July 1, 2012.
The township was named after William Markham, Archbishop of York. The first settlers in Markham were William Berczy, along with 64 German families from the U.S. After World War II, the township experienced urban development as a result of the spiralling growth in nearby Toronto. In 1972, the Township of Markham became a town. The construction of Hwy 404, which was built in the 1970’s, resulted in greater accessibility to and an increased intensification of the Town of Markham.
Markham’s ever expanding population, powered by economic growth momentum, has named us the high-tech capital of Canada. The City of Markham has over 400 Canadian head offices located within in our City and attracts companies ranging from science and technology to design and engineering as well as many other professional services, some of which include: IBM Canada, Markham Stouffville Hospital, AMD Technologies, The Miller Group, Johnson and Johnson Inc., Toshiba, Honda, Hyundai and so much more.
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