Why Oakville

From a thriving knowledge economy to an unparalleled lifestyle, find out why Oakville is the place to start or grow your business and ranked the Best Place to Live in Canada.

New office construction in 2016

Strong Economy

Learn about Oakville's strong economy and the advantages it can provide for your business.

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Top 10 reasons include a talented workforce

Top 10 Reasons

From a highly skilled workforce to our unparalleled lifestyle, find out why businesses choose Oakville. 

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Downtown Oakville at night


One of Oakville's greatest assets is its lifestyle. Find out why it's one of the best places to live in Canada.

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Prime location with excellent transportation connections


Oakville's prime location in the heart of the western GTA provides a clear advantage for our local companies. 

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Ford Motor Company of Canada is Oakville's largest private sector employer

Top Employers

In Oakville, you're in good company. Review the top 100 companies in Oakville. 

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Oakville has a variety of office and flex spaces available

Sites and Buildings

Oakville has plenty of sites and buildings for sale or lease. Find the perfect site for your business. 

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The top 10 reasons corporate leaders choose Oakville:


Oakville is only 20 minutes outside Toronto


Oakville offers competitive costs of doing business


Oakville is home to a highly skilled and professional workforce

Global Access

Reach your customers in major US and world markets


One of the top three places in Canada to enjoy life at its best


Quick connections to regional, national and international markets


Ample land and facilities to build, expand and invest


Top schools within easy access


Programs available to support your business

Key Sectors

Oakville's industry clusters are growing

Oakville Community Profile

Oakville Community Profile

Oakville Community Profile

Download the Oakville Community Profile to learn more about Canada's Best Place to Live. Explore all the information needed to make your investment decision, including demographic information, top industries, and real estate market trends.

Oakville Community Profile

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