Etobicoke is strategically located in the centre of Canada's major consumer and industrial market,
the "Golden Horseshoe" of Ontario. It sits on the western edge of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA),
only 90 minutes from the U.S. border.
One of the first grants in 1795, was to Samuel Bois Smith, a captain in the Queen's Rangers, received a grant of 1530 acres, from Kipling Avenue to Etobicoke Creek, extending north to Bloor Street. By 1805, 84 people lived in Etobicoke, and in 1806 a grist and lumber mills was built on the Humber River, just south of Dundas Street, and in 1816 the Dundas Street Bridge was built. In the early 1840s, Montgomery's Inn was built as a stop on the colonial coach road between Toronto and Hamilton.
Formed in 1967, when Etobicoke was merged with Long Branch, New Toronto and Mimico, to become
a borough in Metropolitan Toronto, and in 1984 was incorporated as a city.
In 1998, six municipalities merged to form an amalgamated City of Toronto. Etobicoke had a population of 341,000 residents (2006 census) and is nestled between the Humber River and Etobicoke Creek and is the gateway to Toronto's Pearson International Airport.
Etobicoke has excellent access to transit with service by the Toronto Transit Commission, GoTrain rail and bus service. For drivers, the community has excellent highway access to the QEW in the south, the 401 in the north, with Highway 427 connecting the two, as well as Pearson International Airport.
Approximately half the community's 18,000 businesses are in the manufacturing, product distribution
or corporate sectors. Etobicoke ranks as the fourth largest head office centre in the country.
The strongest business sectors in Etobicoke are pharmaceuticals, electronics, computer, chemical
and transportation (automotive) parts and equipment.
The community has excellent recreational facilities and parks, including Centennial Park (with ski hill, among numerous other facilities), and access to recreational pathways along both the Humber River and along Etobicoke Creek. The community has two campuses of Humber College, and numerous cultural facilities. The various business districts around Etobicoke sponsor a rich variety of fetivals around the year.
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Here are a featured SAMPLING of home builders, realtors, mortgagee lenders, as well as moving & storage companies. For a complete (and searchable listing) use the red SEARCH feature at right.
Here are some of the Etobicoke Home & Condo builders listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Imagine the possibilities! Your very own dreamy condominium with the very latest in contemporary finishes, an exciting line up of lifestyle amenities, all in a neighbourhood that offers the ultimate in convenience and style. It’s time to live it up.
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Dormaster Garage Doors & Windows provides premium services in garage door installation and repair in Etobicoke, Ontario. Also available 24/7 for emergency service and repair.
Dunpar Homes Inc. has built their reputation on creating quality, traditional georgian inspired communities across the Greater Toronto landscape, and abroad western Canada.
Re/Max West Reality Inc., Brokerage is a well known name in the field of Real Estate. We will help you to search homes, condos, or any other property in Ontario Canada. Contact us to buy or sell any property in Ontario.
Here are some of the Etobicoke realtors with knowledge of suitable homes available in the neighbourhood you want, listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Queensway Real Estate Brokerage will provide you professional help in searching for your new house or condo in GTA. If you look to sell or buy house in Etobicoke and GTA area - we are here to help!
I'm a Realtor and certified ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) specializing in residential real estate in Toronto, Etobicoke and Mississauga.
Your community Realtor serving Sunnylea, The Lake Shore, Mimico by the Lake and Humber Bay Areas.
My personal commitment to each client is that I will devote my time and energy to meeting your needs and I will keep you informed throughout the buying and selling process. To ensure a fair negotiation and resolution during
the sale of a home.
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Here are some of the Etobicoke mortgage lending and mortgage broker companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
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Here are some of the Etobicoke moving & storage companies listed in the Moving In Canada directory:
Self Storage in Etobicoke. Affordable, Clean and Secured storage units with Free Moving Truck and Four Weeks Free Storage Facilities. 24 Hour Card Access, Weekly Rental, Outdoor Parking Available
Firemen Movers offers a stress free option for all of your moving and storage needs. Firemen Movers provides all services including Packing and Unpacking Service, Storage Solutions and Commercial Moving Options.
At Sueland Moving, we have the experience and customer service you want when hiring a Toronto moving company. Our professional movers specialize in residential moving as well as office moving. There is no job too big for our Toronto based mover comp.
For commercial moving Arby Cartage Inc. is the moving company located in Toronto, that help companies move into new spaces. Our commercial moving and storage services are designed to accommodate the demands of your business and save your time. We und
Viktoria Van Lines is a full-service residential & commercial moving & storage company, handling local & long distance moves all over Canada.
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Here are some of the great neighbourhoods you can move to in & around Etobicoke
ON: This diverse community is the heart of Etobicoke, and was home to the former Etobicoke City Hall and City Centre. Located between Rathburn |and Dundas, and from Kipling west to Renforth Creek
ON: Markland Wood is nestled between Renforth Creek and Etobicoke Creek, south of Burnhamthorpe. Great access to Highway 427 and Pearson International Airport.
ON: Kingsview Village, between Dixon Rd and the 401 is a family oriented neighbourhood a community school, recreational facility. Pearson International Airport is about 5 minutes away.
ON: The Centennial Park neighbourhood surrounds Centennial Park, nestled between Highway 427 and the Etobicoke River Valley and south of Highway 401. Close to Pearson International Airport.
ON: West Deane Park, between Martin Grove Rd and the East Mall, straddles West Deane Park along Mimico Creek. Handy access to Highway 427 South and Highway 401, and excellent transit.
We have lots more neighbourhoods for you to explore and investigate...