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The Perfect Balance

Here in Burlington, you’ll find a City Hall that’s rolling out the red carpet for new and growing businesses. We’ll champion your business by providing strategic insights, assessing your business plan, and introducing you to industry leaders and potential investment partners. We’ll assist you with your site search, and with finding, hiring and training your team members. We’re there for on-the-spot collaboration and problem solving.

Here you’ll find yourself becoming part of a welcoming community, confident in the local government’s strategic plan for securing economic growth and prosperity. A community where countless parks, activities and attractions will inspire productivity and creativity in you, your employees, family members, and neighbours. A community you’ll be proud to call home.

Martini House patio in Burlington

Canada’s #1 Community

Maclean’s Magazine has rated our city “Canada’s Best Community”, we think you will too.

An Enviable Lifestyle

You can have it all here.

Red Tape Red Carpet Taskforce

We’re eliminating barriers, making it easier for your business to locate or expand here.

Lower Taxes & Development Charges

Pay less on land that is priced considerably lower than nearby communities.

Attractive Business Incentives

Take advantage of redevelopment opportunities in areas already supported by transportation and other infrastructure networks.

Major Employers

Take a look at some of the successful businesses that made the decision to invest here.

Success Stories

Get to know the industry innovators and disruptors who call our city home.

Talent & Workforce

4.5 million workers within commuting distance of Halton Region means you’ll have an exceptionally strong labour force from which to source talent from.

Education & Training

When it comes to specialized help for your business, we’re one of the most educated cities in the region, with 73% of the population (aged 25 – 64) having received a post-secondary education.

Location

We’re conveniently located at the centre of major highway, rail, air and water routes, providing access to approximately 130 million people within an 800-kilometre radius.

Women sitting on the Burlington escarpment overlooking the city

Rated Canada’s Best Community

95% of residents rate their quality of life as “Good” or “Excellent”

4.5 Million people within commuting distance

127 parks in the city

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