At the heart of one of the fastest growing cities in Canada lies a destination neighbourhood ripe with opportunity – Downtown Milton. A vibrant centre with over 185 shops, restaurants and services, rich historical roots and a strong sense of community, Downtown Milton is a popular destination for visitors and businesses alike.
Set against a backdrop of 19th century buildings, visitors come to Downtown Milton to shop, eat, play, connect and do business. They come for a unique shopping experience at a variety of shops and boutiques offering the latest fashions, gifts and more. Diners enjoy everything from exquisite fine dining and international cuisine to cozy café treats and pub fare. The area has a wide range of personal and professional services available as well to suit every need.
For new and established business owners looking to lease or own space locally, the active business community in Downtown Milton is a strong draw. Eighty-two percent of the businesses in Downtown Milton are small in size. The mix of early-stage and more established businesses, as well as the diversity of businesses and commitment to the community provide an ideal atmosphere for collaboration and growth.
According to the Town of Milton’s Downtown Study Final Report, Downtown Milton is a healthy downtown compared to other municipalities of similar size. The community has solid opportunity for growth in jobs, as well as office, retail and residential space. With increasing demand and positive projections for future growth, now is the right time to invest or open a business in Downtown Milton.
While committed to revitalization and redesign, Downtown Milton also celebrates its proud heritage through the preservation and promotion of historic sites and monuments. Waldie’s Blacksmith Shop is a unique attraction, as are the regular walking tours offered through the Milton Historical Society. Several artifacts are visible throughout the community including the original town bell that served from 1893 to 1985, currently located at Victoria Park.
Downtown Milton is home to a variety of community events and activities throughout the year that bring individuals and families together. There is the ever- popular Downtown Milton Street Festival, the Downtown Milton Classic Car Show, various parades and events for the Holidays, Easter, Halloween and more. The Milton Farmers’ Market is hosted by the Milton Chamber of Commerce and runs weekly from May to October.
Community events and activities not only bring local residents out to shop and explore downtown, they also attract tens of thousands of people from other communities across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area each year.
Check out Milton’s vibrant shopping, dining and business culture. Opportunity awaits, visit Downtown Milton today.
For more information, visit the Downtown Milton BIA website click here. Also, connect with Downtown Milton via social media: