Category Archives: Economic Development

200 Beverley Street Information Open House

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.

Grow Guelph Business Retention and Expansion program recognized for excellence by the Economic Development Council of Ontario

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.

Vacancies on boards and committees

The City of Guelph is inviting applications from citizens interested in serving on the following boards and committees. Economic Development Advisory Committee, Environmental Advisory Committee, Guelph Museums Advisory Committee, River Systems Advisory Committee, and the Wellbeing Grant Allocation Panel

Linamar creates 1,200 new jobs in Guelph

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.

Long-time local success, RWDI announces expansion to new location in Hanlon Business Park

Homegrown company, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Incorporated (RWDI) will be relocating its international corporate headquarters from 650 Woodlawn Road West to 600 Southgate Drive. This building purchase in the Hanlon Business Park provides the company with the capacity to expand its operations, making a long term commitment to continue business within the city.

Council Approves Plan for Innovation District in Guelph’s East End

Guelph City Council has approved the secondary plan for the 436 hectare (1,077 acre) plot of land known as the Guelph Innovation District located South of York Road and East of Victoria Road North which is expected to be home to close to 7,000 people and 9,000 jobs. The plan includes an innovative mix of land uses, including a new urban village, a mixed-use main street, a research park and an adaptive re-use area around the historic reformatory complex.