Economic Development

Short-term rental licencing

We make it easy to do business in Guelph. Our expert team is ready to help, whether it’s making business connections, growing your business, choosing a site, or finding new markets. We provide a suite of programs and services to support business expansion and re-location, and are your resource for property development, business promotions, and partnerships. We support people making Guelph their home, their place of business, their resilient community.


Choose a location in Guelph

  • Are you looking for a greenfield site? An industrial or commercial building?
  • Are you a site selector or realtor considering Guelph for your client?
  • Do you have a location and need support for your investment?

Expand your business in Guelph

  • Do you need help or support to grow your business in Guelph?
  • Are you interested in exporting but don’t know where to start?
  • Is your business struggling to find talent?

Other business support services

  • Are you having an event? Grand opening or ribbon cutting?
  • Do you need to know more about developing a property in Guelph?
  • Do you need market research or data about Guelph to support a business decision?
  • Are you looking for networking opportunities in Guelph?
  • Do you need help with financing, downsizing or other business challenges?

Key guiding documents


We provide easy to use toolkits to help streamline the process for you.

About our community

Business services

Growth sectors

 Site plan

Municipal incentives

Brownfield redevelopment

Downtown Renewal Office