Hamilton (work, play, live)
Hamilton, Ontario, is a great place to live, work and play. Located at the western edge of Lake Ontario, halfway between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Hamilton offers endless opportunities for its people to live life to the fullest, and its businesses the tools to help ensure success. Rich in history and culture, and surrounded by spectacular nature, Hamilton is a city like no other.
Hamilton is a top business destination. In fact, the U.S. publication Site Selection Magazine ranked Hamilton as one of the top five North American investment destinations over the past 5 years (2009-2014). Hamilton boasts a robust economy with significant holdings in manufacturing, life sciences, post-secondary education and innovation. Geographically the city is well-suited to meet the needs of any business. Access to numerous highways, airports, seaports, and a considerable array of business services provide companies in Hamilton with a competitive edge and global connectivity.
The 520,000 people who call Hamilton their home benefit from favorable housing prices and an even more favorable quality of life. From the incredible beauty of the Niagara Escarpment, to a bustling nightlife, professional sports teams and several arts communities, Hamilton combines the serenity of a unique natural setting with urban convenience. Hamilton boasts of many grand experiences for cyclists, hikers, golfers, boaters and outdoor adventurers as it offers incredible access to conservation and recreation lands, amazing waterfalls and top-ranked golf courses. Hamilton also has a great culture with many award-winning restaurants and multiple art museums including the McMaster Museum of Art and the Art Gallery of Hamilton the third largest in Ontario). The theatre scene in Hamilton is bustling with much growth in the overall arts and culture sector in the city.
The City of Hamilton is a place where businesses, families and all types of people can thrive.