City of Welland Population (2016 census): 52,293
Regional Niagara Population: 447,888
Area: 81.09 sq km
Residential Real Estate Values
Average sale price: Average sale price: $316,083
Access to 75% of North America's purchasing power.
Welland is enviable in terms of business and personal fulfillment. The City is strategically and conveniently located within Ontario's "Golden Horseshoe" region. The Golden Horseshoe is centred by Metropolitan Toronto, which is Canada's largest consumer market and an integral part of its industrial heartland.
Gateway Economic Zone CIP - provides financial incentives to property owners who revitalize, strengthen and diversify the economy in Welland by promoting private sector investment, development, redevelopment and construction activity on employment lands in the Gateway CIP Project Area.
Brownfield Community Improvement Plan (CIP) - provides a framework of financial incentive programs, strategies and actions to encourage and promote remediation and redevelopment of Brownfield properties within the defined project area.
Downtown and Health and Wellness Cluster CIP - Financial incentive programs to nurture revitalization, reinforces diversity in downtown as a transit supportive area, and encourages strength in the Health and Wellness Cluster.
For more information on Welland’s CIPs, please visit: Community Improvement Plans and Financial Incentives
For information on provincial and federal funding programs, please visit: Canada Business Network
Manufacturing Base Welland is at the geographical centre of Niagara's diversified manufacturing base and supply chain network.
Welland's 25,000 strong labour force has ready-to-go experience and depth in precision machining, metal forming, electrical & connectivity, hydraulics and power distribution.
The region also excels in advanced manufacturing, aerospace, shipbuilding, logistics, transportation equipment and primary metal manufacturing. Welland is also ideally situated to supply Canadian, American and international markets with JIT manufacturing and preclearance border programs to speed the flow of traffic across the border.
Welland also has easy access to world-class automotive research centres at Niagara College, McMaster University, the University of Waterloo and the University of Windsor.
Leverage world-class research, technology and innovation to help you grow. Leverage world-class research, technology and innovation to help you grow.
Recognized as a small town with big ideas, Welland was the first city in Canada to develop a free WiFi network. In recognition of our energy conservation efforts, Welland has recently been designated as a LED City.
These are just two examples of our eagerness to embrace big ideas and lead the world in innovation. But we know we can't do it alone. Welland is a case study on how industry and academia can work together to do great things.
Download our "Prosperity through Innovation and Sustainability" document to learn more.