Expand Your Business

We want to make sure that our business owners continue to thrive and grow within DUKE Heights, and we know that there are multiple ways to do this. We want to make sure that you have the resources you need, the ability to reach new markets, access to the needed building permits, and so much more.

City of Toronto: Economic Development

Often the first step to expansion is talking to the City of Toronto Economic Development. For members of the DUKE Heights BIA, if you would like to find out more information about how the City can help you with entering new markets, getting properly zoned for your expansion and more, please contact:

Ron Wandell
Ronald.Wandel@toronto.ca

Exports

Currently, the government of Canada is trying to encourage businesses to dive into the export market. As such, there are a number of programs and training initiatives aimed at helping small to medium business owners crack into a global market. Below is a list of some of the programs available to you:

CanExport

The CanExport program is supported by the Government of Canada, and provides direct financial assistance to small and medium-sized businesses that are seeking to develop new export opportunities and markets.

CanExport provides financial support for a wide range of export marketing activities by reimbursing up to 50% of eligible expenses and providing $10,000-$99,000 in contributions.

Find out if you are eligible for the CanExport program today at http://international.gc.ca/trade-commerce/funding-financement/canexport/about-apropos.aspx?lang=eng

TAP –  Canada’s Trade Accelerator Program

This 3-month program is designed to help small to medium-sized businesses learn how to grow into successful export companies, supported by the Toronto Region Board of Trade.

For questions or to apply, please contact:

Malak Marzouk
416-862-4514
mmarzouk@bot.com
https://www.bot.com/Advocacy/Programs/TAPGTA/TAPGTAProgram.aspx

Physical Expansion

DUKE Listings

From an investor’s point of view, there is no place quite like DUKE Heights, and there are plenty of available properties to choose from. Whether you’re looking for space large enough for manufacturing, retail space or office space, DUKE Heights has it.

We are the most connected BIA in the GTA. New lines for the subway, Finch LRT and GO Transit crisscross the area, and it is just minutes away from the 401, 400 and 407 highways. With York University on one side and Downsview Park on the other, access to talent and resources is unmatched. To the astute investor, DUKE Heights is a great bargain, so why not start your search today!