Markham Economic Development Plan for 2020 as Markham 2020:
As City council had approved the city's economical blueprint to give shape as one of the leading community on knowledge based economy
Lauded by Dr. Richard Florida and by TD Chief Economist Don Drummond, our strategy guides Markham's economic development for the next 10 years. It is a vision for tomorrow's Markham and a set of plans to make that vision a reality.
“Markham 2020” targets four key sectors of opportunity:
- Convergence of Information and Communications Technology and Life Sciences
- Information, Entertainment and Cultural Industries
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
- Finance and Insurance
These sectors present dynamic business opportunities and employment growth. Together, they will provide focus for the pursuit and development of Markham’s future prosperity and employment supply.
For more information visit http://www.markham.ca/Markham/Departments/EDO/Strategy.htm