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Burlington Economic Development is Your Partner for Growth

We are your local resource for businesses seeking to invest or expand in Burlington. This area of the website provides information and connections to resources you will find useful.

We are the primary driver for Burlington’s economic development programs designed to ensure the city’s long-term economic prosperity. We work closely with local stakeholders to actively promote the growth of local companies and support business investment.

We connect you with the resources you need to succeed

  • If you are looking to invest in Burlington, let us provide you with solid business reasons to locate here and commercial site locations to consider.
  • If you would like to expand your existing business within Burlington, let us help you through the approvals process.
  • If you require advice and assistance in developing solutions for bottom-line issues or to gain access to government, let us help you channel the appropriate contact.
  • We are Burlington’s data expert. If you are looking for data to assist in making decisions for your business, please visit our site selector tool, our economic indicators page, or consider contacting our Economic Development Officer Andrew Elliston if you have a more customized request.
  • If you wish to effectively assist your business operations, participate in roundtables and joint meetings where companies within your sector exchange information, share experiences and develop strategies and action plans.

Annual Reports

2022 Annual Report

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2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

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2018 Annual Report

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2017 Annual Report

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2016 Annual Report

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2015 Annual Report

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Burlington Strategic Plans

Burlington Economic Vision 2025 report

Economic Vision 2025

Burlington Economic Development 2018-2022

2018-2022 Economic Development

City of Burlington 2015-2040 Strategic Plan

2015-2040 Strategic Plan

Development Policies

Niagara Escarpment Commission Plan

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Niagara Escarpment Commission guidelines

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Conservation Halton policies and guidelines

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City of Burlington Zoning Law

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Official Plan

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Analysis and Guides

A Playbook for Rebooting and Reimagining the Regional Economy in Ontario’s Innovation Corridor

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Burlington Economic Recovery Network Summary

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Accessible Customer Service Plan

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Office and Retail Market Analysis

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Business in Burlington

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Base Analysis

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Competitive Analysis

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Agri-Tourism Guide 2020

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Innovation Resource Guide

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2021 Census Update

Population and Dwelling Counts

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Age, Sex at Birth and Gender, and Types of Dwelling

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Income, Canadian Military Experience, and Families, Households, and Marital Status

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Language

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First Nations peoples, Métis and Inuit in Canada & Canada’s Housing Portrait

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Immigration, Place of Birth & Citizenship, Ethnocultural & Religious Diversity, and Mobility & Migration

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Education, Labour and Commuting

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Surveys

Halton Employment Survey Report 2022

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Halton Employment Survey Report 2020

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Halton COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results

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Transportation Tomorrow Survey, Burlington Analysis

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Transportation Tomorrow Survey, Halton Region, 2018

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