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    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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    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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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!

2018 State of the City Event Honours St.Catharines Entrepreneurs

Jan 31st, 2018

Speaking last night before an audience of over 500 business and community leaders at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, Mayor Walter Sendzik began his annual State of the City address by inducting four more businesses into Team STC.

General Motors Receives Funding For Major Project at St.Catharines Plant

Dec 13th, 2017

The Government of Ontario has announced that General Motors of Canada will be amongst the first recipients of its new TargetGHG fund for a proposed 6.4 megawatt co-generation plant to generate power and heat its St.Catharines Propulsion Plant.

Small Business Opportunity: Starter Company Plus Program

Oct 17th, 2017

You could be eligible for Business Training, Mentoring, and $5,000 through the Starter Company Plus program. Starter Company Plus is a training and mentorship program for both new businesses and businesses in their first year of operations.