Waterloo again ranked #1 for quality of talent

Waterloo again ranked #1 for quality of talent

For the third consecutive year, CBRE has ranked Waterloo as the top market for quality of tech talent.

CBRE’s annual Scoring Canadian Tech Talent report is a comprehensive analysis of the Canadian labour market, that looks at the cost and quality for highly skilled tech workers. The report compares 20 Canadian cities with regard to their competitive advantages and appeal, as well as providing insight into the quality of talent and how growth patterns are impacting cities and real estate markets across Canada.

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For the third year in a row, Waterloo Region was ranked number one in Canada for the quality of tech talent, due in particular to the University of Waterloo. The University has been ranked #1 in Canada for:

A quality compared to cost analysis ranked Waterloo as Exceptional, putting the community well ahead of many other markets in Canada.

The reaffirms that the community’s unique combination of world-class academic institutions, a strong technology sector, and affordable office spaces, make Waterloo one of the best places to build a company.