About Us

Oakville Economic Development - Your first stop for answers and advice

Make the Oakville Economic Development department your first stop for answers and advice about doing business in our town

When you decide to locate, expand or build in Oakville, our team is here with you every step of the way. We offer assistance with site selection, industry research and the development approvals process. Please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions. 

Our Services

Business Retention and Expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

Business Retention and Expansion

  • Providing information for businesses on a variety of issues, from financing to facility expansion
  • Connecting companies to industry networks and partnership opportunities
  • Providing a corporate calling program to identify the needs of local businesses and help them to expand

Research and Analysis

Research and Analysis

Research and Analysis

  • Providing economic, demographic and sector information and analysis
  • Maintaining a database of available sites and buildings in Oakville
  • Monitoring Oakville's competitive position and formulating recommendations to maintain or improve our standing
  • Publishing annual reports on the performance of Oakville's economy

Site Selection

Site Selection

Site Selection

  • Providing relocation and site selection services
  • Maintaining a GIS database of available site and buildings in Oakville
  • Navigating the land development approvals process for new investments and expansions

Investment Attraction

Investment Attraction

Investment Attraction

  • Marketing Oakville as a premium destination for business
  • Identifying international and domestic investment opportunities for targeted sectors in Oakville
  • Foster business relationships with Sister Cities

Our Team

Dorothy St. George

Dorothy St. George

Director of Economic Development

Area of focus: Strategic direction and operational oversight

905-845-6601, ext. 4240 dorothy.stgeorge@oakville.ca
Rebekah Stormes

Rebekah Stormes

Senior Economic Development Officer

Area of focus: Professional and Financial Services; Life Sciences; Site Selection; International Business Development

905-845-6601, ext. 4201 rebekah.stormes@oakville.ca
Victoria Stasiuk

Victoria Stasiuk

Senior Economic Development Officer

Area of focus: Digital Media, ICT and Film; Advanced Manufacturing; Ontario Auto Mayors; Business Retention and Expansion

905-845-6601, ext. 3367 victoria.stasiuk@oakville.ca
Amanda St. John

Amanda St. John

Economic Development and Research Officer

Area of focus: Marketing, Economic Data, Research and Strategic Projects

905-845-6601 ext. 4152 amanda.stjohn@oakville.ca

Keep Connected with Oakville Economic Development

Have a question? Want to stay up-to-date on what’s happening in Oakville? There are several ways to stay in touch with Oakville Economic Development.

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