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.
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.
Media release originally issued by Ramboll Danish Ramboll is opening an office in Guelph from where the 11,000 person strong… Continue reading Scandinavian experts to help implement Guelph District Energy System
Würth Canada Limited’s new Canadian headquarters is now officially open in the Hanlon Creek Business Park.
Central facility will provide hot water, heating and air conditioning to units Guelph, On, August 26, 2014 — River Mill Condo… Continue reading Tricar’s River Mill Condos will connect to Guelph’s Galt District Energy System
Delegation meets with Provincial ministers to discuss local priorities in economic development, wellbeing, and community ener… Continue reading Guelph makes an impression at Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference
The creation of a development company fulfills both the corporate strategic direction of innovation in local government and the objectives of Guelph Municipal Holding Incorporated.
Guelph, ON, July 15, 2014 – Partners in the Innovation Supercluster consortium – including the Mayors of Kitchener, Waterloo,… Continue reading Ontario re-confirms commitment to expanded GO service for Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo corridor
Framework, planning tool mark a shift in Guelph’s approach to city building Guelph, On, June 19, 2014 – Guelph City Council h… Continue reading Council unanimously endorses Enterprise Framework
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.
WaterTAP Ontario and Ontario Clean Technology Alliance invite more global companies to take advantage of province’s robust wa… Continue reading Ontario number one water patent jurisdiction in the world according to Water Technology Acceleration Project
April 29, 2014 Guelph is the first city in North America to announce and pursue a long-term plan for a city-wide thermal ener… Continue reading District energy, energy prices, and property taxes
Visit to focus on water, energy and agri-food technologies GUELPH, ON, April 28, 2014 – Mr. Anne van Leeuwen, Consul General… Continue reading Dutch Consul General visits Guelph
Envida Community Energy Inc. receives 20-year electricity contract from Ontario Power Authority Guelph, On, April 10, 2014 —… Continue reading Combined heat and power facility announced for Hanlon Creek Business Park
Hannover, Germany, Hannover Messe 2014, April 7, 2014 – As a key contributor to the dominant concentration of clean technolog… Continue reading Ontario’s clean tech ecosystem thrives thanks to Sustainable Development Technology Canada
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents an… Continue reading Complete Development Charges Background Study