With a stable, educated workforce, competitive location costs and a strong telecommunications network, the Town of St. Marys is your ideal destination for business. As a prosperous and thriving community located in the heartland of South Western Ontario, we offer a wealth of competitive advantages including very low costs for land as well as the convenience of no industrial development charges.
Home to approximately 7,000 residents, St. Marys services a commuter shed of more than 1.6 million people and a labour force of almost 1 million. This labour force is highly skilled and will be continually fuelled by the graduates of Ontario’s premier post-secondary education facilities located in close proximity to St. Marys (University of Waterloo, University of Western Ontario, Wilfrid Laurier University, Fanshawe College and Conestoga College).
Council, while committed to building a balanced and creative community, is also working with Town staff and the business community to aggressively seek new investment that meets the needs and growth objectives of the Town. The Town of St. Marys offers a strong and diverse economic base and is well positioned to accommodate increased levels of industrial and commercial investment all within a location that balances work with an affordable and unique lifestyle.