Serving Stratford's Business Community

Stratford businesses are Globally Connected and Community Driven. Our world-leading digital infrastructure and smart technologies advance our industry and business innovation. Home to leading global industry, the Stratford Festival, and the University of Waterloo School of Interaction Design and Business.

Business Support Services

We offer a range of services designed to support businesses, both large and small in our progressive pro-business climate to help foster growth and success. investStratford provides assistance to new and existing businesses,  delivers site selection services, and supports business development.


The Stratford Advantage

Whether your looking to relocate and expand, start a business or move to a new City, locating in Stratford will help you succeed. We’re here for you.

Relocate or Expand

Stratford offers key advantages to build and grow your business.


Start a Small Business

Starting a business is hard. The Stratford community makes it easy.


Smart City Initiatives

Join one of the world's smartest communities. Stratford is a living lab for smart projects.


Useful Links and Information

Whether your looking to relocate and expand, start a business or move to a new City, Stratford has a thriving community that will help you succeed. Find helpful City information here.


Stratford  is well connected to major North American markets through an established network of regional and provincial highways.

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Programs & Incentives

Stratford has incentives to assist local businesses and generate development activities.

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Property Taxes & Rates

Property taxes are the City's main source of income and are used to fund new projects.

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Industrial Business Park Lands

Stratford's Industrial Parks have available lots for your new business expansion.

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Stratford's utility rates are competitively priced minimizing daily operation costs and contributing to your profitability.

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Media and Archives Library

Between quality of life, arts and culture and thriving industries, Stratford thrives.

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City of Stratford

Municipal website with City specific topics and resident information.

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Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers tax laws for the Government of Canada.

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Infrastructure & Development Services

Providing the residents, businesses, and visitors the services they use on a daily basis including building, planning, engineering and public works.

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Driving greater economic growth and attracting business from around the world.

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Ready to join the community?

Learn more about the Stratford Advantage. Make us your first point of contact.