Updated: Aug 6
We understand that corporate relocations can be a stressful yet also exciting time in your life and for your partner and family. It can be a huge opportunity or career advancement, especially being able to move and work in the city of downtown Toronto where you are surrounded by well-known schools, business operations, and tourism destinations. At this point in time, you may have already spoken and worked with your relocation assistant on relocation to Toronto. Whether that was a trip or two or tourism, culture, or a house-hunting trip to navigate the Toronto housing market, we are here to help.
If you are in a place where you are corporate relocating for yourself only, with your spouse, or your family, we are here to provide insights on what to look for when you are moving to Toronto. From finding temporary housing, a new school for children, a new job, and other essential services, this article will be filled with informative tips and tricks.
For more information on corporate relocation, check out our blog: Corporate Relocation: Everything to Know for more.
Individual corporate relocation is usually the simplest as there is only one individual to worry about in the process of relocating them to downtown Toronto in terms of housing, position, office space, personal home goods, and paperwork. It is also easier in terms of the main point of contact, booking transportation, assisting in settling-in services, neighborhood and home search, temporary furnished housing, and tours of the city.
For any business traveler, even a corporate relocation can be stressful in saying goodbye to family and friends and moving to a new location where they don’t know many people yet. That is why it is best to book single business travelers to stay in Avalon Suites Yorkville. Our location is perfect for being close to big head office bank companies, conference locations, coffee shops for chats with co-workers, patios, or rooftop bars to meet new friends or enjoy happy hour with co-workers.
Best to look for your own private space that has amenities just like home until you move into your permanent home. Booking with Avalon Suites Yorkville allows you 2x more space, amenities like a full kitchen, in-suite washer and dryer, and access to a Smart TV, complimentary wi-fi, and a gym and fitness center.
For more on extended corporate stays with us, visit our Avalon Suites Yorkville Guide: Benefits of Extended Stay Suites for Your Next Corporate Relocation.
Family in corporate relocation can get kind of tricky in terms of meeting the spouse and children with you and the corporate relocation consultant to ensure that coming to Toronto, not only are you looked after but so is your family. Looking at your spouse or partner, they have family they are leaving at home too, they will need to make new friends in Toronto, and find a new job that is in their industry and might have to leave a notice that they are leaving a big project and part of their life behind.
For family corporate moved with children to the city, they may not understand why they are moving in the middle of the school year, might have a hard time adjusting to a new learning environment, making new friends, leaving old friends, might feel angry, lonely, stressed, and anxious and have a difficult time explaining it.
With family and spouse move, you must consider taking at least one hunting trip, to look for new tourist destinations to visit, nearby grocery stores, transportation, schools for the children, extra-curricular activities in community centers, and where to locate provincial services or call for amenities. On top of seeing the Toronto culture, people, and the diverse environment before you officially corporate relocation.
If you have been asked to take part in a group move early on in your career, chances are that there are high quantities of job vacancies from top-level positions to entry-level staff. If not, you may be part of a department that is working on a big partnership, project, attending a conference, meeting, or event with a big company that has its headquarters in downtown Toronto or at the Metro Convention Centre. No matter the reason for your corporate relocation or temporary corporate visit to downtown Toronto, we are sure to have the right business traveler suites for your group.
In multi-person moves, there is usually a dedicated person such as a corporate relocation consultant that does the room bookings to ensure the group stays close together on the same floor or property. There may be a set but usually open time frame that the persons in group moves are required to stay in Toronto, for example, until the duration of the project is complete, can move onto a next phase, or completed. No matter the reason, Avalon Suites Yorkville has several different suites ranging from the economy for one business traveler to 2-bedroom suites that are sure to fit your needs.
Avalon Suites Yorkville
Looking to book a temporary short-term suite until your permanent home is ready to be moved in? Book with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville, we offer a range of suites for single families there is sure to be one that best suits your needs. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, you are closer to amenities like office buildings, public transportation, and schools like Ryerson University and the University of Toronto.
More than a hotel room, Avalon Suites have more than 2x the space and are fully furnished. In Avalon Suites, you will be able to find amenities not available in a hotel room. Such as a cooking stovetop, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, toaster, Nespresso machine, and microwave. Need to do laundry? We also have an in-suite 2-in-1 washer and dryer for your convenience. Avalon Suites offers more than just a fully stocked kitchen, staying with us includes access to a fitness center and gym, concierge service, and meeting facilities. Suites also have sweeping views of city views of Yorkville, Toronto, modern furniture, and friendly working spaces. Including complimentary wi-fi, smart tv with access to cable, Netflix, YouTube, Prime, and more.
Located within walking distance to Wholefoods, Avalon Suites is perfect for your employee corporate relocation. You can make grocery shopping trips and cook up meals in your kitchen just like if you were at home. If you are not in the mood to cook, Yorkville is surrounded by several takeouts and dine-in restaurants, check out our blog Best Restaurants for Takeout Near our Short-term Rentals for more. And looking for an experience while you are in Toronto and want to explore? Look at our blog Things to do Around Bloor-Yorkville for local tourist destinations to visit on your days off.
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