One of the nation’s largest property and casualty insurance companies will be breaking ground for a new head office, moving from its Toronto location to Markham, Ont.
It may be four years away, but some 1,500 employees of the nation’s second-largest insurer will soon have a brand new office to call home. And it won’t be Toronto, but Downtown Markham.
Honeywell unveiled its new green office complex, a LEED-registered structure built by the Remington Group Inc.
These days, no matter what line of work you’re in, it’s hard to deny that green is good business. Green commercial developments offer employees and customers alike better working and shopping conditions.
The Town of Markham is the largest of the nine local municipalities that comprise the Regional Municipality of York, having grown by more than 20 per cent between 1996 and 2001. Its current population of 208,615 is expected to surpass 230,000 by 2021 and to exceed 275,000 by 2021.