Town of Aurora
In the Town of Aurora, You’re in Good Company
Aurora is a fast growing centre just 30 minutes north of the City of Toronto, in the heart of Ontario's economic engine, the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Offering urban amenities and a small town lifestyle, Aurora has a diverse economy, well-educated and skilled workforce, excellent transportation connections and a highly-evolved technological infrastructure.
Our supportive municipal government offers a tax-friendly environment with affordable serviced land and quick access to major markets. Choosing Aurora can lower your operating expenses and raise your profits, and with business neighbours like Magna International and State Farm Insurance you know you're in good company.
Town of Aurora 101: Need to familiarize yourself with the Town of Aurora prior to investing, or need to brush up on some facts and figures about your hometown? Get primed with the Town of Aurora’s Community Profile, or explore Aurora’s demographics report generator.
Business Concierge Program: The first of its kind in York Region, the Town of Aurora is proud to offer a one-window personalized service and priority processing for all non-residential development projects, through the Office of Economic Development.
Local Economic Data: Aurora’s comprehensive Business Directory is compiled through an annual employment survey that attempts to contact every business in York Region. Aurora’s Vacant Employment Land Inventory is also updated regularly, and a suite of other site selection statistics are also available at businessaurora.ca.
Business Opportunities: With a goal of connecting residents with local jobs, please consider applying to work for the Town of Aurora. Qualified businesses are invited to browse and bid on jobs open for tender. For valuable community exposure, consider sponsorship of Aurora’s award-winning events, or advertising in one of the Town’s recreation facilities.
Business Support: Staff are pleased to connect businesses - big or small, start-ups or established, with appropriate services, whether they are within Town Hall or with other groups or agencies. Anything your business may need from the Town of Aurora, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Economic Development at (905) 727-3123 ext. 4226 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC)
The Aurora Chamber of Commerce is represented on the Town of Aurora’s Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC), which makes recommendations to Council. Find more information, including membership, links to meeting agendas and minutes, here.