• Strategic Plan, Invest In St. Catharines

    St. Catharines is on the Map

    Learn more about why businesses and entrepreneurs are putting St.Catharines on the map

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  • Why Downtown, Invest In St. Catharines

    The St. Catharines Advantage

    From location accessibility to financing opportunities, St. Catharines is the best place to start and grow your business. 

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  • Events & Entertainment Downtown St. Catharines

    A Centre for Entertainment & Culture

    Downtown St. Catharines is home to amazing feature and resident events year round, making it a great place to live & work.

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  • Why Downtown, Invest In St. Catharines

    St. Catharines is Continuing to Grow

    The city already has $167.8 million in building permits for 2016 and there's even more to come!

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Startup & Grow In St. Catharines

Learn how InvestInSTC can help.


Startup Your Business

Startup your business

Have a great idea for a business? Our Enterprise Centre can help get you started!

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Grow your business

Access support and resources to expand your existing business.

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Search our property database for the perfect business location.

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Invest In St. Catharines

Your St. Catharines Business Resource.

At InvestInSTC, it's our business to make yours successful!

We offer a range of business support services to help you startup and grow your business downtown.

From business feasibility & launch support to permit and licensing services, our InvestInSTC team has you covered.

Our vision, in support of St. Catharines city council, is to grow St. Catharines and make our city the most dynamic, innovative, sustainable and livable city in North America. We have partnered with organizations throughout the Niagara region to support the businesses and investments that will make this vision a reality.

If you have a great new idea, or are looking to grow your existing business to its full potential, contact our team and get started today!

news & updates from InvestInSTC

Stay up-to-date with news, local events & all the great developments happening downtown!

A New Economic Development Strategy for the City of St. Catharines

Nov 23rd, 2016

The St. Catharines Economic Development and Tourism Department is developing a new economic development strategy in consultation with the local business community and community stakeholders.

We Want to See Downtown St. Catharines Through Your Lens!

Aug 2nd, 2016

With summer in full swing, the folks at InvestInSTC.ca want to give you the opportunity to share your perspective of Downtown St.Catharines and get a shot at winning some #OurHomeSTC swag!

We Used to Make Windows

Jul 12th, 2016

Businesses that are built to last are constantly in a state of transition. Markets change and businesses must adapt with them. Tradewood Windows & Doors, a company with a small local profile had been through several transitions and emerged as one of the most interesting manufacturing stories in St. Catharines.