• St. Catharines Business Development

    Discover St. Catharines' New Direction

    Our vision for the future is for St. Catharines to be the most dynamic, innovative, sustainable and livable city in North America

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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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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!

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.

City set for strong economic growth with new strategy

Sep 27th, 2017

As the St. Catharines economy continues to evolve, City Council has approved a new six year economic development strategy to help retain, grow and attract investment and employment to the community.

Top 5 Reasons Why Downtown St.Catharines is a Prime Destination for a Grocery Store

Sep 6th, 2017

As more and more people are discovering this vibrant and thriving community, there is no better time than now for a grocer to set up shop. Here are our top 5 reasons why Downtown St.Catharines is the best location for an urban grocery store.