City of Kitchener

Why Invest in Kitchener?

Thinking of investing in Kitchener? There are many great reasons for doing so!

As the largest municipality in the Waterloo Region, Kitchener supports high levels of research and development spending - and we are well positioned to stay ahead of the curve in the future.

We know that if we are going to sustain a strong economic presence on the national stage, we must constantly reinvent ourselves to attract large investors and a high calibre of talent.

Our unique economic development strategy is modernizing and diversifying our local economy by placing emphasis on emerging economic clusters to build a healthier urban economy.

By investing in new sectors, such as life sciences, biotechnology, digital media and arts and culture - and attracting new investment and talent - we will continue to enhance our own competitiveness while fostering innovation and knowledge creation.