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

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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!

New Gathering to Focus on Indigenous Arts and Unity

Aug 18th, 2017

Celebration of Nations, an exciting new festival of Indigenous arts, culture and tradition, will be held at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre (PAC) in downtown St. Catharines, ON from September 8 to 10, 2017.

We're Building a Better City For You

Jul 17th, 2017

As the revitalization of Downtown St.Catharines builds momentum, the City of St.Catharines is adding to the ongoing public and private investments that have transformed the city's core and surrounding areas by performing a series of road and service improvements on St. Paul Street and Queenston Street.

MadeInSTC: Creative Bytes Studios Launches Embers of Mirrim

May 31st, 2017

While St.Catharines might be known for producing many different products and industrial goods, the inroads being made by local companies in the interactive digital media industry often gets overlooked, even as the sector continues to grow and spread its impact globally.