Hamilton Economic Development


Hamilton’s Economic Development Office is the central point of contact for business assistance. Its services are geared to serve new start-up companies, corporate relocations, and the expansion and retention of existing business. Its mission is to serve as the catalyst for continued economic growth, job creation, and revitalization in Hamilton.

Hamilton’s staff of experienced economic development professionals will work with your business to provide the up-to-date information and personal assistance needed to make your business expansion and relocation seamless and convenient.

Hamilton, Ontario, Nov.28,2016 Glen Norton has been named the Director of Economic Development for the City of Hamilton. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator“We’re the most diversified economy in Canada, the fastest growing in Ontario, and have the team in place to provide business services that are timely, attentive, and focused.  Contact us to learn more about how we can help you and your next Hamilton investment.” –Glen Norton, Director, Hamilton Economic Development Office


Our services include:

  • Site-selection assistance
  • Industrial land development
  • Facilitation City of Hamilton services
  • Foreign Direct Investment opportunities
  • Information and research
  • Working with other levels of government/government programs
  • Small business registration/development
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Immigrant entrepreneurship

Contact Us

Hamilton Economic Development Office
71 Main Street West, 7th Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4Y5 Canada
Phone: 905-546-4222
Toll-free: 1-800-868-1329
Fax: 905 546-4107
Email: economicdevelopment@hamilton.ca





Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

Welcome to unstoppable.