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Set up Shop In One of Canada’s Most Business-Friendly Cities

Our collaborative, pro-business culture has enabled companies from Canada and around the globe to leverage unique opportunities while drawing from one of the highest educated and skilled workforces in the region.

These forward-thinking companies also benefit from our industry centres and related professional groups that focus on thought leadership, technology and partnerships.

American Cities of the Future ranked Burlington in its top 25 for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Strategy, in part due to our ability to attract a number of high-profile companies in a range of industries.

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Advanced Manufacturing

With close to 400 companies in this sector, innovative technology companies will find our city well placed for sales offices or manufacturing facilities.

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Biomedical & Life Sciences

A supportive industry that employs over 7,000 people with a focus on research & development, testing, diagnostics, consulting, and device manufacturing.

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Clean Technologies

Companies in this sector can expect to find high-end industrial space suitable for specialization in water technologies and waste management, within close proximity to key industry players and resources.

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Food & Beverage

Burlington is part of Halton region, with over 33,000 workers employed by nearly 1700 food and beverage businesses.  Our access to skilled talent, resources and markets make us perfectly situated for businesses looking to thrive in this industry.    

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Information & Communications Technology (ICT)

We’re home to many smart tech companies that benefit from one of the highest educated workforces in the region.

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Professional and Technical Services

We have choice Class A office space available, ideal for those needing to attract clients with modern spaces that are highly visible, easily accessible and professionally managed.

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Exceptional Sector Support

TechPlace Burlington’s own, award-winning Innovation Centre

Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force City Hall has eliminated barriers to growth so businesses can thrive here

Business Incentives Grants, loans and tax incentives to drive redevelopment.

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