Moving to Etobicoke, Ontario home neighbourhoods, realtors, and movers
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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Etobicoke (Toronto) Realtors, Home Builders, Mortgages & Movers
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:
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Dunpar Homes Inc. has built their reputation on creating quality, traditional georgian inspired communities across the Greater Toronto landscape, and abroad western Canada.
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.
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:
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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:
Viktoria Van Lines is a full-service residential & commercial moving & storage company, handling local & long distance moves all over Canada.
Experienced Toronto Movers since 1988. Dino's Movers is based in Toronto. We provide moving services. With the help of Dino's Movers you can prepare your family or business for a smooth move, by getting organized and planning ahead.
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
Accurate Movers is a professional moving company in Toronto having over 20 years of experience. Give us a call at 416-907-8545 for a free moving quote.
Movers4you Inc is a recognized leader activating in Mover industry, and we have every right to be proud of this fact.The driving force behind our reputation is our employees, who have invested a lot of energy in the development of our business here
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Here are some of the great neighbourhoods you can move to in & around Etobicoke
ON: Mimico, just west of Mimico Creek is a cozy lakefront communities, featuring lakefront summer homes for Toronto^s wealthiest in the 1890s. Today features quaint shopping district and plenty of restaurants and bars.
ON: The Kingsway was developed on former Church of England land frm colonial times, after the Bloor Street Bridge over the Humber River was built in 1924. Popular garden communitywith corporate executives
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: Rexdale has an airport-area industrial corridor to its south. Rexdale was developed during the 1960s, and many home buyers lived and worked within the community.
ON: Smithfield is located at the far north-west boundary of the City of Toronto, just west ofthe Humber River. The area is light industrial and is home to Etobicoke General Hospital and Humber College^s North Campus.
We have lots more neighbourhoods for you to explore and investigate...