Guelph Economic Development works with businesses to make it easier for them to succeed by providing services such as: site location analysis; assistance with expansion projects; advice and referrals to government agencies and organizations as well as manage and market city-owned industrial and commercial lands.
Guelph is a welcoming city for any new business, offering competitive land and building development and business operating costs partnered with a variety of employment lands and buildings to suit most business needs. To discover the business advantages Guelph has to offer, please feel free to contact our staff on a confidential basis and discover why you should grow your future here.
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Spotlight programs and initiatives
Find out why Guelph is the place of choice, for businesses that are going places
The Guelph Chamber of Commerce, City of Guelph, and the University of Guelph have teamed up to develop the new Connect Guelph Business Directory comprehensive tool for business than ever before.
An initiative between the University of Guelph and the City of Guelph that showcases Guelph through various marketing channels.
Hanlon Creek Business Park
The park is a 675 acre land development designed to accommodate the land needs of growing industrial, office and research and development businesses.
2017 Economic snapshot
An overview of Guelph as an investment-ready city including recent accolades, what we have to offer, top 5 reasons to invest in Guelph and information on the Hanlon Creek Business Park.
Key guiding documents
Business Development and Enterprise Services
City Hall, 1 Carden Street, Second Floor
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1H 3A1
General Manager, Business Development and Enterprise
Economic Development Officer
Manager, Downtown Renewal
Project Manager, Business Development
General Manager, Guelph Junction Railway
Below is a list of Economic Development’s latest and archived publications. Please contact the office if you require printed versions. Alternate accessible formats are available upon request.3 MBGuelph Community Profile 3 MBGuelph Agrifood Marketing Brochure Lure Brochure 1,013 kBGuelph Quicksheet 2018 1,013 kB2017 Economic Snapshot