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Waterloo: A CBRE Profile

Posted by Waterloo EDC on September 13, 2022

Waterloo is on a winning streak. For the second year in a row, our region was named the #1 small tech talent market in North America by CBRE. Earning this accolade once is an impressive achievement. Earning this accolade consecutively is nothing short of exceptional and requires further exploration.

So, what propelled Waterloo to the top of the tech talent podium once again?

To find out, we...

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Topics: technology, talent, R&D

Waterloo: Ready for Summer

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 10, 2022

One thing Waterloo EDC could write more about is our local lifestyle.

We’re often distracted by more traditional economic development fare – our top-rated tech talent workforce, incredible local post-secondary institutions, etc. That’s to our detriment, though, because Waterloo is an incredible place to live, work and play.

As we’re in the middle of August, we decided to ask some local business...

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Topics: talent, ecosystem, quality of life

July Wrap-Up: Why Waterloo?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on August 2, 2022

This month’s top news stories really highlight why so many companies choose Waterloo for their expansions, with global rankings and manufacturing achievements contributing to major milestones.

Here are the top stories from July 2022:

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Topics: technology, talent, industry news

CBRE names Waterloo the #1 small tech talent market in North America

Posted by Waterloo EDC on July 14, 2022

For the second consecutive year, CBRE has identified Waterloo as the #1 small tech talent market in North America. The report highlights Waterloo’s fast-growing graduate and millennial populations, high degree of tech worker concentration and significant cost advantages.

The annual CBRE “Scoring Tech Talent” report is a comprehensive analysis of labour market conditions, cost and quality for...

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Topics: technology, talent, ecosystem

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