Christine Chapman, Economic Development Officer with the City of Guelph, accepts the award of excellence for Mind Your Busine… Continue reading City of Guelph wins award of excellence for Mind Your Business enewsletter
The City of Guelph is updating its parkland dedication strategy. This update is required under Section 42 of the Planning Act… Continue reading Notice: Parkland Dedication Bylaw open house
Guelph, Ont., September 15, 2017 – New data released from the 2016 census paints an excellent picture for business developmen… Continue reading Growing household income attracts business and talent to Guelph
Guelph, Ont., September 6, 2017 – Halwell Mutual Insurance Company officially opened its new 14,500 square foot head office t… Continue reading Halwell Mutual celebrates move to the Hanlon Creek Business Park
Council unanimously approves development of Community Plan for Guelph Guelph, Ont., July 24, 2017 – Guelph City Council recei… Continue reading Council updated on City’s Corporate Administrative Plan and Council Shared Agenda
Guelph, Ont., July 21, 2017 – Mirexus Biotechnologies Inc. will continue to invest in Guelph with the purchase of a 4.3 acre… Continue reading Local biotechnology company expands operations in Guelph
Guelph, Ont., July 18, 2017 – Last night Council directed staff to complete the request for proposal (RFP) process for the re… Continue reading City to pursue Baker District redevelopment proposals
Co-operative insurer’s new consolidated location will build upon the organization’s 50 year history in the community Guelph,… Continue reading The Co-operators and the City of Guelph announce 2023 plans for new south end state-of-the-art headquarters
Guelph is making it easier for business to do business with city hall. The City offers more support, better tools, and easier processes for businesses moving to Guelph and applying for planning and development approvals
The City has successfully secured $25,000 from Global Affairs Canada thanks to funding from the Government of Canada, to raise Guelph’s business friendly profile among Canadian and foreign investors.
Guelph, Ont., May 8, 2017– Fusion Homes celebrated two major milestones in The Metalworks development today, cutting t… Continue reading The Metalworks celebrates ribbon cutting and ground breaking
Guelph is the most attractive city for real estate investment value in Canada, according to MoneySense’s 2017 Where to Buy Now list.
Guelph, Ont., April 10, 2017– Guelph has ranked tenth best small city for foreign direct investment in fDi Magazine’s America… Continue reading Guelph ranks among top cities in the Americas for foreign direct investment
On March 7, 2017, Guelph was featured in the Perspective Marketing insert which was distributed throughout Southern Ontario i… Continue reading Perspective Guelph 2017
City’s Water Services and Planning departments to test new tools Guelph, Ont., February 23, 2017 – The City of Guelph’s Civic… Continue reading Pilot programs announced as Guelph wraps first round of Civic Accelerator
After a three month evaluation process, Synexis Canada Limited has selected Guelph as the location of its first Canadian corporate headquarters.
Today, the Business Centre Guelph-Wellington celebrates its move to 14 Macdonell Street (the former Guelph Mercury building) with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house.
Canada-wide industry award recognizes Guelph’s submission as first among four finalists Guelph, Ont., November 30, 2016—Canad… Continue reading City wins award for brownfield site development guidelines
Guelph, Ont., October 28, 2016 – Today, local success story Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Incorporated (RWDI) offici… Continue reading RWDI officially opens new 130,000 square foot, state-of-the-art testing facility in Guelph
Guelph, Ont, October 25, 2016 – Last week, three local businesses expanded their global presence at Salon International de l’… Continue reading Local businesses go global at world’s largest food exhibition
Guelph has been ranked as Canada’s fourth best large city to start and grow a business by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
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1080 Southgate Drive will retain its certification for two years, though it is expected to attract investment well before then.
The City of Guelph’s new Civic Accelerator, which turns the City into a research, development and commercialization lab for civic technology, has selected winners for the Planning Notifications and Water Data challenges issued on June 20.
The City’s economic development division has been successful in their application for $35,000 from Global Affairs Canada, through the Invest Canada – Community Initiatives (ICCI) program.
City Council will be presented with the first status report for the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) Update process on Monda… Continue reading City provides first status report on the Community Energy Initiative (CEI) update
On July 5, 2016, City staff presented the Integrated Operational Review annual report. The report described our accomplishments so far, outlined next steps, and emphasized the need to continuously modernize and improve the City’s approach to planning and development applications.
The Civic Solutions Accelerator is a partnership with Innovation Guelph, Canada’s Open Data Exchange, Guelph Chamber of Commerce and the University of Guelph’s CBaSE.
To prevent weeds, grass and other plants from interfering with railway operations, the Guelph Junction Railway is performing weed control along Guelph Junction Railway tracks between Woodlawn Road and Victoria Road.
Guelph City Council supports the idea of a mixed-use commercial, residential and affordable housing development at 200 Beverley Street—the former International Malleable Iron Company (IMICo) property.
Guelph, Ont, April 27, 2016 – Long-time local business, Halwell Mutual Insurance Company broke ground on the… Continue reading Groundbreaking Ceremony welcomes Halwell Mutual Insurance Company to the Hanlon Creek Business Park
Community participation and ownership integral to CEI’s future success Guelph, Ont., April 27, 2016 – Council unanimously app… Continue reading Guelph’s Community Energy Initiative Update gets green light
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – The Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. (GMHI) Board of Directors has appointed Pankaj Sardana to th… Continue reading New Chief Executive Officer Appointed for Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc. and Envida Community Energy Inc.
Guelph, Ont., March 8, 2016 – Guelph City Council is announcing governance changes to Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc. Guelph M… Continue reading City Council restructures Guelph Municipal Holdings Inc.
Today, General Manager of Business, Development and Enterprise, Peter Cartwright announced Barbara Maly as the City’s new manager of economic development, filling a vacant position after a staff retirement this past fall.
The GJR volunteer board of directors will continue to provide strategic governance and direction to City staff to achieve the railway’s objectives.
Public invited to attend open houses, take survey to inform Parking Master Plan Guelph, ON, September 4, 2015 – The City of G… Continue reading City develops four possible scenarios to fund downtown parking
Guelph, ON, September 3, 2015 – A new crane will soon be dotting downtown Guelph’s skyline as Fusion Homes officially broke g… Continue reading Construction begins on Fusion Homes’ Metalworks
The City is working with CBRE to market this site to potential investors. CBRE has expertise in marketing brownfields like 200 Beverley Street.
Today, Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie joined European and North American Oerlikon dignitaries, customers, suppliers and local guests in celebrating the grand opening of Oerlikon Balzers’ (Canada) state-of-the art, 30,000 square foot coating centre at 935A Southgate Dr.
Guelph’s IOR Annual Report illustrates significant cultural shift Guelph, ON, June 29, 2015 – The City of Guelph has released… Continue reading City improving development planning processes
Media are invited to join Mayor Cam Guthrie and international guests in the opening of Guelph’s newest manufacturing facility, Oerlikon Balzers (Canada), located at 935A Southgate Dr.
Hammond Manufacturing broke ground today on a new 118,000 square foot manufacturing facility which is expected to be completed by the end of this year, will add 55 jobs to Hammond’s Guelph operations.
Guelph, ON, May 29, 2015 – Guelph has been selected for DestinationNEXT, a global strategic tourism initiative to help grow l… Continue reading Guelph selected for global strategic tourism initiative
On May 12, 2015, Guelph became Canada’s 20th Fair Trade Town. Many local retailers make and sell certified fair trade products, and the City uses fair trade beverages during events at City Hall. Learn more and get involved at http://fairtrade.ca
Business in Focus magazine has published an 8 page article titled “Smart, Sustainable Growth” that features Guelph’s integrat… Continue reading Business in Focus articles Guelph
NSF International broke ground on a new facility in Guelph on February 20 at the University of Guelph’s Research Park North. T
he City is hosting an open house to share information and answer questions about redeveloping the brownfield site at 200 Beverley Street– the former International Malleable Iron Company (IMICo) property.
The Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion (BR+E) program has been honoured by the Economic Development Council of Ontario (EDCO) with an award of excellence in Public-Private Partnership for a population of 50,000-250,000. The program also received honourable mention in the Strategic Plans and Initiatives 50,000-250,000 category.
The City of Guelph is proud to congratulate Linamar Corporation, headquartered in Guelph, on a major development project that will bring 1,200 new jobs to the city over the next 10 years and retain 1,500 current jobs.