Invest in Oakville

With an unparalleled network of support and a workforce armed with expert knowledge in a variety of fields, establishing your business in Oakville will pay handsome dividends. Located at the epicentre of Canada’s Golden Horseshoe, Oakville, a dynamic community of 188,900 residents is well within reach of major U.S. capital markets and nearly seven million potential consumers in southern Ontario. Coupled with a favourable Canadian tax environment, Oakville makes perfect business sense.

In the coming years, even more businesses will have have an exceptional opportunity to move into one of North America's fastest growing markets with approximately 600 ha (1450 acres) of prime-location employment land scheduled to be serviced for development. Our focus is on growing clusters in knowledge-based industries - with one of the lowest non-residential property tax rates in the Greater Toronto Area, doing business in Oakville has never looked better.

No matter what the industry, Oakville has a leader in the field. We have become the location of choice for over 300 national and international corporate headquarters that have taken advantage of the town's talented workforce, advanced training opportunities and premium location to build competitive advantage.

Oakville's industry strengths include Advanced Manufacturing, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Life Sciences and Digital Media and Animation.