Markham is a town with its roots deep in the past. One of the very first municipalities to be established in the GTA, this thriving area is made up of several very affluent neighbourhoods including the exclusive Thornhill community. The town itself is very efficiently run by the local government and encourages resident participation through its website, its quarterly magazine and the numerous activities and events that are held through the year. It also plans various initiatives aimed at improving the community.
Residents of Markham enjoy a quiet way of life with neighbourhoods offering well-maintained parks, schools that consistently score above-average on standardization tests and community centres aimed at bringing people together and keeping the youth active and fit. Markham also offers the best in services from retail shopping to fine and casual dining and entertainment. It is possible to find something to occupy everyone in your family. Markham also happens to be known as the current high-tech hub of the GTA with several big-name IT companies including IBM, Apple, Toshiba, Lucent and Honeywell calling it home.
The homes found in this area range in size and value from executive, single family offerings to townhouses and condo complexes. In a bid to stave off urban sprawl, the local government is now focusing on higher density living for new developments, which are being planned in clever ways to emphasize green construction.
Offering a family-friendly and supportive community for living and working, Markham is your gateway to an affluent and comfortable lifestyle.