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.
Island, wayfinding project to enhance visitor experience in Guelph’s downtown Guelph, ON, June 12, 2015 – This summer, pedest… Continue reading City creating temporary pedestrian island on Macdonell Street
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
Guelph, On, March 6, 2015 – The Guelph Wellington Local Immigration Partnership (GWLIP) will host its fifth annual Immigratio… Continue reading Immigration event helps create a more welcoming community
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
After a thorough analysis of possible licensing programs, and considering feedback from tenants, landlords, neighbours and other community stakeholders, City staff does not recommend licensing rental housing in 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
Placemaking project documents now available on City’s website Guelph, On, March 28, 2014 – Today, the City released drafts of… Continue reading City releases draft public space manual, standards for downtown
Attention: News editors, photo editors Guelph, On, February 24, 2014 – On Wednesday, February 26, the City and several commun… Continue reading Baker District spurs Guelph Investment Fund discussion
On February 10, 2014 Guelph City Council passed Development Charge By-law No. (2014)-19692 under section 2(1) of the Developm… Continue reading Guelph City Council approves 2014 Development Charges By-law
Guelph, ON, February 14, 2014 – Guelph will promote itself as a gateway to the North American market for energy-related busin… Continue reading Guelph delegation travels to Germany to promote economic development, community energy
Innovation Guelph and the City of Guelph announced the launch of the Connect Guelph Portal at the 2014 Economic Summit held in January. A one-stop access point to local, regional and national business support services and programs.
Guelph is the first community in North America to establish and announce a plan for a city-wide energy network for heating and cooling and hot water.
Before approving Guelph’s up2014 Development Charges By-law, Council will consider the following information, comments from members of the development community and their representatives on the Peer Review Team.
Coming in 2014 the City of Guelph will be introducing an online bid portal. This resource will further enhance and provide more openness, accountability and transparency to Guelph’s procurement of goods, services and construction.
The cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Guelph, the Region of Waterloo and partners in the region’s technology and financial services sectors, including Communitech, Google Canada, Open Text, Desire2Learn, Manulife, and The Co-operators, are calling on the provincial government to provide full two-way GO Train service on the Kitchener Line by including an allocation for this service in the 10-year capital portion of the 2014 provincial budget.
Guelph, On, November 27 – Join the Ontario Ministry of Transportation and the City of Guelph as they celebrate the official o… Continue reading Hanlon Expressway/Laird Road provincial interchange ceremonial opening
Guelph, On, November 8, 2013 – On Tuesday, November 12, Guelph’s Corporate Administration, Finance and Enterprise Committee w… Continue reading Framing Guelph’s economic growth
The study informs the business and implementation plan for downtown and provides market, user attraction and physical and environmental strategies to create the economic environment for growth and continued private investment.
Guelph to lower fees for non-residential developments Guelph, ON, November 8, 2013 – The City is inviting the development com… Continue reading City invites community input on proposed Development Charges
2013-14 Development Charge (DC) Update To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Pla… Continue reading 2013 Development Charges Study and By-law Staff Report
The City estimates what new services will be needed to accommodate Guelph’s growing population, and uses this information to… Continue reading Proposed 2014 Development Charges
To ensure Guelph’s updated DC rates reflect the population forecasted in Ontario’s Places to Grow Act—43,000 new residents and 32,000 new jobs by the year 2031—the City conducted a background study including a peer review by two individuals selected by the development community with expertise in growth and demographic forecasting, and engineering.
Rather than introducing a number of new initiatives, the proposed 2014 Tax-supported Operating Budget sets the stage for the City to continue to deliver on important work already underway.
The City of Guelph and business partner organizations announce the launch of the Grow Guelph business retention and expansion program. A community-wide effort to investigate opportunities that improve the profitability of local businesses, acknowledge their inherent value to the community, develop relevant business resources and programs and further the economic development of the region.
Community members are invited to a public meeting to provide input on the City’s proposed development charges by-law and unde… Continue reading November 18 public meeting to discuss Development Charges (DCs)
Guelph, On, October 16, 2013 – Imagine St. George’s Square as a lively year-round destination—a place that offers a broad ran… Continue reading City seeks public input into rethinking St. George’s Square