Economic Development

SERVE existing businesses
Create the most competitive economic base by proactively engaging existing businesses.

ATTRACT new businesses
Diversify Downtown’s employment by conveying the advantages of one the province’s most dynamic and diverse mixed-use urban centers.

PREPARE Downtown for the future
Become prepared for new growth and investment.

INCREASE investment
Partner with stakeholders to help influence investment and growth.

MARKET + PROMOTE Downtown nationally
Become known as the most desired urban centres in Ontario.

Our Economic Development Initiatives focuses on the retention and recruitment of entrepreneurs and office tenants by working in collaboration with property developers, and investors to strengthen and grow the downtown.

Click here to learn more about Doing Business in the Downtown.

Below are just a few ongoing programs, more are in development to help with the revitalization of the downtown.