Niagara makes Site Selection Magazine’s cut for Canada’s Top 20 Best Locations
Niagara is getting noticed as a prime location for companies across the world to start and grow their businesses. In its September 2021 issue, Site Selection Magazine, a publication serving business leaders looking to expand their operations, included Niagara as one Canada’s Top 20 Best Locations.
The magazine noted several of Niagara’s unique features that make it a standout location for business expansion, including:
- Home of Ontario’s first designated Foreign Trade Zone
- 1.86 million people within a 50km commuting radius
- Unmatched access to international airports, shipping lanes and border crossings
- Two leading post-secondary institutions, in Brock University and Niagara College
- Strong emerging sectors including computer systems design, architecture and engineering
The article also pointed out some of the more noteworthy projects that Niagara has been home to, including those by Modest Tree Media, GM, Quick Plug, and Clean Works Medical.
In addition to providing crucial supports and expertise to help Niagara’s business community thrive, Niagara Economic Development also regularly assists businesses and entrepreneurs with site selection research. This complimentary service includes site information, recommendations and tours, local research data and market intelligence, advice on incentives, grants and funding, and much more. Learn more online.
"Those who live and work in Niagara know that we are an incredible place to do business, and as more and more companies choose to build their future in our region, that news is getting out to the world. Our team of Economic Development professionals across all the municipalities works hard to create the conditions businesses need to succeed, and it’s gratifying to see Niagara recognized as a top-tier location in Canada"
~ George Spezza, Director, Economic Development
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